I get up everytime by mej #StarfishClub @coffeeandachat1 #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PTSD

The images though they haunt Though my eyes roll to the backs of my head to trip and fall Get up I do each and everytime Though my mind blacks out The shock that shuts me off to find accidents To the floor I find myself Yet bounce back I … Continue Reading I get up everytime by mej #StarfishClub @coffeeandachat1 #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PTSD

The Film Real Part II by MeJ #StarfishClub #PoetryHub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryCommunity #Poetry #PTSD #ItsOknottobeOk @coffeeandachat1

Drugged Spiked For I know I was Suppressed for so long My freeze frame film real House party of whom I know not it belonged bathroom you entered unasked I was The merit of How Where When and Why I still afford not with the chilling memories that haunt me … Continue Reading The Film Real Part II by MeJ #StarfishClub #PoetryHub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryCommunity #Poetry #PTSD #ItsOknottobeOk @coffeeandachat1

6 Weeks by D.D #StarfishClub #PoetryHub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PoetryCommunity @coffeeandachat1

For six weeks he sat there glowering at me, scowling at me staring at me with a furrowed brow not one word would pass his lips.For six weeks I cooked his mealssilently, quietly.His looks could kill from the other side of the room Trying to stare me outBut I wasn’t … Continue Reading 6 Weeks by D.D #StarfishClub #PoetryHub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PoetryCommunity @coffeeandachat1

The Cottage By the Sea by Sandie #StarfishClub #PoetryHub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryCommunity #Poetry @coffeeandachat1

Lead in hand, out the door we rush, my four legged friend and me. And follow the path that soon takes us down to the sea. Along the beach, into the dunes We find ourselves all too soon At the cottage by the sea. You stop once more and will not pass Then cower down amongst the spiky grass. Feeling brave I follow … Continue Reading The Cottage By the Sea by Sandie #StarfishClub #PoetryHub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryCommunity #Poetry @coffeeandachat1

Freedom! By MEJ💫🧚🎀💫#StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PTSD #PoetryCommunity

Sexual exploitation a constant You stripped me bare inside and out For all to see on your phone videos taken under duress voice severed Stockholme Syndrome prevalent again Believed knots in tummy were of the butterfly variety when the opposite is the said The art of suggestion you mastered dischorded … Continue Reading Freedom! By MEJ💫🧚🎀💫#StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PTSD #PoetryCommunity

The Dischorded Aura by MEJ #Poetry #PoetryCommunity #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #Coffeeandachat #StarfishClub @coffeeandachat1

You told too many lies that left a discord in the air it lingered and remaind Stank in the air Encased in half truths With things said and left unsaid For loyalty was your pretence The deception and web of your lies And I see them all clearly now For … Continue Reading The Dischorded Aura by MEJ #Poetry #PoetryCommunity #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #Coffeeandachat #StarfishClub @coffeeandachat1

Chilling by D.D. #StarfishClub #Poetry #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity

Chilling, isn’t it just chillingHow the summer sun can freeze you When you’re out for a killing.Frightening, isn’t it just frightening How a hot summers dayCan turn to thunder and lightening.Controlling, isn’t it controlling When you’re out of your depth And the snowball keeps rolling.Controlling, frightening and utterly chilling Where … Continue Reading Chilling by D.D. #StarfishClub #Poetry #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity

My Brother by MeJ #StarfishClub #PTSD #Poetry #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity

Close age set us apart Yet I thought I could choose the sisterhood or brotherhood And we set against ourselves yet we asserted our boundaries and you asserted yours over me As I did you yet you saved the day each and every time from other you always did To … Continue Reading My Brother by MeJ #StarfishClub #PTSD #Poetry #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity

Dark Enemy by Sandy #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity #Poetry

You can’t see it, hear it, smell it This silent killer that’s invaded our shores It’s crossed cities and villages Mountains and Moors. It’s taken our loved ones, brave workers Their grandchild, his wife. No one is safe, as we all wait together In fear of our lives. I see … Continue Reading Dark Enemy by Sandy #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryHub #PoetryCommunity #Poetry

Cats by Sandie #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PoetryCommunity

Cats !! Why do Ginger cats, Tabby cats, Crazy cats Even long haired, blue eyed Persian cats Always find their way to my door! Do they have a secret language, inaudible to us Giving directions to the house where they’ll get the most fuss! Strays, litter trays, food furtively ate Pitiful cries … Continue Reading Cats by Sandie #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #Poetry #PoetryCommunity

Growing Old by Sandie #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #PoetryCommunity #Poetry

He walks out the front door and up the drive to the street,  Stops and looks both ways , hoping for people to meet. The youngster opposite runs across the road , she wants to play, But after a few hops and skips around his feet she hops and skips away. So many new ones live here now, he’s starting … Continue Reading Growing Old by Sandie #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #PoetryHub #WritingCommunity #PoetryCommunity #Poetry

The 14th Year by MEJ #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryHub #Poetry #PoetryCommunity #PTSD

On the fourteenth year of my birthdate I thee met 13 years my elder to me Courtship followed Until I was 16 The car you crashed on purpose All night out No phones School tomororw Mum will be worried Farmer towing the car with the tractor I was humiliated All … Continue Reading The 14th Year by MEJ #StarfishClub #Coffeeandachat #WritingCommunity #PoetryHub #Poetry #PoetryCommunity #PTSD