Finding A Voice Between The Silence

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There is no clarity in their identity They have supremacy in their eyes They are able to hide a lifetime of lies They have tried to sensationalise and minimalise their actions to justify their lack of compassion Their interactions have become more of a distraction, to cover up the fractions Their projection of kindness filters […]

I used to run to escape my mind Now I run to find the peace inside The elements are my protector, watching over me whilst I run through the field, along with the sand and those gravel tracks If I take a step back, I am not going into the past Were the ghosts would […]

I could spend a lifetime trying to get things right But, you will still lose the will to stay by my side To watch me thrive To be alive I am socially acceptable to your friends when it suits your plans Otherwise, I belong by the roadside At least I have the starlight to protect […]

If people question my presence Why should I stay? Because everyone deserves to have relief Because we will not give up on you © Rosie Burnham

When I was first diagnosed, I became extremely withdrawn. I hated being touched, hugged, or shown love because I felt I was unlovable, unworthy, unclean, and frightened. This was even with my own family. My mum continued to support and hug me even when I would push her away. A simple hug makes all the […]

As I look in the mirror, I don’t remember the person looking back at me. I am trapped in a world of trauma. I start to run the cold tap, splash my face trying to retrace the old me. The young, joyful and innocent child but she was taken away, that day will never fade […]

Little worrier Don’t be afraid to feel your emotions The pain will fade one day You just need the patience to stay I know people say that It will never go away But you have witness the world Unleash its worst You know how much it hurts Sometimes it all gets a little too much […]