Reasons to go on: Poems, part 5

Reason to go on: Survival Reaching out Reaching out into the darkness I catch at emptiness. Feelings cannot penetrate the armour plating of my thoughts. SecretsShh! Don’t breathe a word – not a syllable to a soul, share my secret, take my burden as your own.Shh! Listen to me – not a word to pass…

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Gadget review: my Tangle

Tangle A great hand-held twister gadget that I find helps when I need to stim but I’m in a place where it would be awkward. I can fiddle to my heart’s content, keeping my hands in motion and my thoughts engaged. Each section is easily detached so you can rearrange the whole thing if you…

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Thinking in verse

I think in verse. Not always. Not every day. But – I think in verse. when I’m distressed when I’m heading to shutdown, but more especially meltdown when my head is just so full of STUFF that I can’t get my thoughts into coherent speech when my fear, anger, self-loathing take hold of my being…

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