Click on the title of each poem to read it. Any Medium links are free-read/friend links, so you can read them even if you’re not a member.
NOTE: Most poems also have a video version. If the video link is not on this page, it is on the text version page.
Keep Getting Up – Mental illness is a ruthless foe, but you must keep getting up. This poem describes the fight.
Whispered Silence – A poem about the complexity of relationships.
Crazy or Not? – A fun poem about what’s normal.
Dreams of Paradise – Dreams of a better future.
Map of Life – What if our lives were mapped out for us?
What If It Ends? – What if the end comes tomorrow? What would you change?
Darkness Is Coming – How it feels when you know your depression is returning.
Anxiety Questions – Questions you ask yourself when coping with anxiety.
Alliteration Zealotry – A fun poem using alliteration about the author.
If I Were a Superhero – What would you do if you were a superhero? This is my most popular poem on YouTube.
Power of Words – The words we use can help or harm. Choose carefully.
Bipolar Blur – What it feels like to experience bipolar blur. (Note: “Bipolar Blur” is a term I created.)
Mountain – When even simple tasks feel insurmountable.
Torture – The pain of loving someone who doesn’t love you back.
I See You – A poem for everyone who has ever felt like their pain was invisible.
Face in the Mirror – When chronic and/or mental illness makes you unrecognizable to you.
You Call Me – When ghosts of the past come to visit.
Honeycomb – A short poem about a chaotic mind.
Façade – Describing a narcissist.
Depth of Darkness – When chronic and/or mental illness knocks you down to your lowest point.
Hidden – Why you should question your beliefs.
I Don’t Want to People Today – A poem for introverts.
Mouse – A silly poem about a mouse.
Secrets – When you have to keep your love for someone hidden.
The Elusive Typo – The perils of writing online.
Oh Bathroom Floor, Save Me From This Life – A humorous look at spoonie life.
When I Knew – When you realize you’re in love.
The End – When you feel you can’t go on. (Trigger warning: This poem is from one of my darkest days and may not be appropriate for all readers.)