PTSD Struggles #ptsd

PTSD Struggles There’s basically two ways to treat PTSD and other severe mental disorders. I’ve found this out the hard way. I’m cognitive enough to know this because I choose the hardest way to survive this. Let’s get to the gist of it. The first way to treat PTSD is to have it diagnosed by…

Electric Adrenaline #poetry

Electric Adrenaline by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/8/2021 Electric thoughts thunder in my mind before being releasedThe flood from gates blasted open with easeI never meant to hurt you with those awful things I never saidStill, I thought them all even if they weren’t physical actions I’m remorseful insteadSparks fly as my lightning storms the glittering…

Poisoned Well #poetry

Poisoned Well by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/2/21 Somewhere out there is an ocean of truthIt may live on the tip of a blade of grassIt may even be dewStill you’re not the harbor where people find sanctuaryYou’re not reliable just conveniently temporaryWe gave you a warm welcomeA smile and so much moreStill, you betrayed us…

Wishes For Beauty #poety

Wishes For Beauty by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/21/2020 I wish I was beautifulWith muscles and smooth youthful skinWith eyes that change in sunlightAnd a heart humble and free of sin I wish I was strongerToned well in all the right placesWith the stamina of a horseAnd blessed by heavenly graces I wish I could start…

Fall to Wishes #poem

Fall To Wishes by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/18/2020 I fled the skiesStopped the flapping of my wingsTo fall with you to paradiseYou think I’m sadBroken now that I fall from heavens for youIt’s not the truthI stopped the flutter of my wings for only youI chose this fallThis Autumn in my winterTo hope with you…

Dark Light #poem

Dark Light by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/12/2020 You’re in my grips and you think I’m darknessYet inverted all is white in the silenceHow dare you judge me for judging my silent nightWere you there when I battled the dark with light You’ve had your opinions and I’m sorry to say they’re wrongYou’ve had your change…

Rude Judgement #poem

Rude Judgement by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/12/2020 Judge me with your AvariceDamn me with your diseaseIt seems the only time you have opinionsIs when it’s about the defenseless me Say what’s between the linesThe things you fail to hide or veilThe things you truly think of meWhen you feel trapped and not so well Put…

Lividity #poetry

Lividity by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/8/2020 I’m livid I’m realI’m all the emotions you care not to feelI’m fire I’m waterI’m everything you dare not try and botherI’m alive I’m immuneI’m the dead afterlife you thought I’d assumeThere’s a place between electronsA waste between tidesAn endless space between liesI’m a fortress of magmaI’m the oceans…

Halo Skies #poetry

Halo Skies by Alejandro N. Marrero 12/10/2020 Would you lie to meWould you like to know my nameIf you were paid a price would you douse my inner flameWould you break me or leave me just the same I’m a no oneAn ordinary sumI’ve had some discretionsI’ve both loved and avoided the sun Would you…

Serpents in Eden #poetry

Photo by Carlos Quevado Serpents in Eden by Alejandro N. Marrero 11/30/2020 It wasn’t me that planted that pomegranate tree in the middle of EdenYou slithered up to them both and begged them to eat themNow their descendants have scattered from that well manicured gardenThey’ve fled from its animals, flowers, fruits, safety, even each other…