It's officially 2019, and with 2018 finally behind us, we can only hope that this year will be a good one! I am not one for new year's resolutions, as I feel that every year is just the same as the last. But I have made a 'pact', shall we say, that I will not … Continue reading A Happy New Year!
spotify:track:0MFLA7pC7S6ZGOp89e2BWUWhat makes you smile? As in nothing else could compare to the feeling you get when you see a particular person or go to a particular place. For me, its the river. For some reason, when I step down from the bank onto the river edge, all my troubles and worries seem to float … Continue reading What makes you smile?
For most University is an exciting and new time. And although the excitement was most definitely bubbling inside of me, so were the nerves. I thought of ways I could divert myself from homesickness, distract my mind on something else, something happier. And then it hit me, the best way to clear your mind of … Continue reading Just Cry
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Today I am feeling rather down.Why? Well thats the thing, I don't really know. I guess everyone has these days, struggling to open your eyes in the morning, without having a single clue as to why. But when you live with this feeling everyday, struggling every morning, you start to question everything in your life. … Continue reading Why?
Im reaching out to everyone reading this blog. Sometimes, the worst thing you can do is keep your thoughts to yourself. The more emotions you hold in, the more likely you are to burn out. Truth is there is only so much one can take before they have well and truly hit breaking point. For … Continue reading Speak out!
I feel lost at the moment.I cant breath.I cant fight.I cant live.There are days in everyones life that you just cant fight past. Today, for me, is one of those days. Death was the only thought that hit me first thing this morning. I didn’t want to get up, I didn’t want to go to … Continue reading I feel lost
The strongest people are not those that who show strength in front of us, but those who win battles we know nothing about.There has been many times in my life when I have questioned the point of living. I mean, what is the point? I don't know about you, but personally I have more negative … Continue reading Whats the point?
Im emptyAlone and scared. The wind whistlesthrough me, Lifting small clouds of dust and some dust is blown away, And other shifts but stays.Im no longer my true self. The me of me is melted, Down to the metal base of a blackened wick,Where did all my candle go?There was once a bright light, Even just for a whileI am an … Continue reading A Welcome Poem
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