Spiraling downward – under its spell
I’ve come to a crossroad – I finally fell

The loss, the pain, the torment, the hurt
Why can’t I see – this will lead me to dirt

Its taken me over before I could blink
Made me forget – how to dream – how to think

The anguish, the doubt, the fear, and the pain
Am I living this life – has it all been in vain?

Thoughts are held in, words are not said
The things that I wonder – include being dead

The one in the mirror is no one I know
No Spirit, no energy, no internal glow

Confused and condemned to my personal hell
Not feeling my feelings, I am merely a shell

I lost who I am – I can’t get it back
The courage, the struggle – to find the right track

Moment to moment finding the light
The feelings of hope – I no longer fight

The true me is present – I’m all I can be
My soul has been saved – I am finally free


  • February 1, 2021
    James Spinner

    Truly inspiring heartfelt words. The intensity of emotions are captivating to the point of having a better understanding of the torment my son has been living with. Thank you for sharing and providing the opportunity to learn.

  • February 2, 2021
    Ashley Lavallee

    So beautifully written. Shedding light on darker times. It’s a true gift. You are so loved my dear friend. I’m so proud of you and being able to watch your journey has been nothing short of inspirational. Keep shining.

  • February 2, 2021
    Sarah Bond

    I am so proud of the work you have done and the amazing person I am seeing again. You give me hope that change and growth are possible. You are positivity and strength.

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