Mental Health

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of mental illness.
Didn’t Expect This, a tanka poem by Walk In Verse
Tanka

Didn’t Expect This

Paroled from my mind, I lacerated my veins – I didn’t expect this – Living with scars of torment, Death …

It Won't Make A Sound, a micropoem by Walk In Verse
Micropoem

It Won’t Make A Sound

Rope heightens, Noose tightens Into a knot. The chair creaks, The knees quake, A sudden drop. Breath escapes, Death initiates; …

Tanka

Dark Kingdom

Smoldering torment, Integrity compromised – Insanity sets; The dark kingdom recreates Division within your mind.

Etheree

The Key

Locked Within Is the key To happiness. Yet, emptiness stays No matter where she looks. Void, bleak, dejected creature Defeated …

Free Verse

Frustration

It constricts Like a chain Wrapped around your neck Smothering out your every breath. It infuriates Like a hornet stinging …

Burning Words (Tanka Poem)
Tanka

Burning Words

Burning words that flow Out from the mouths of vipers — Serum will restore; Turning poison into sun, Edifying the …

Just A Visitor
Tanka

Just A Visitor

Darkness sweeps across The geographic landscape; Just a visitor Seeing tragedy between All sides of humanity.

Free Verse

Stress

It appears As an iceberg floating upon the sea With only its surface shown, But lingering below, The depth or …

Words
Etheree

Words

Words Cut deep; They destroy, Or they uplift; They can edify, And they can be loving, Rather than sickening words …

The Face of God Shine Upon Me
Free Verse

The Face of God Shine Upon Me

When I was young and meek I would sit and stare into the outer darkness: Scanning the skyline, watching the …

Rebellious Child
Acrostic

Rebellious Child

Frantic behavior I cannot deny; Unrelenting nemesis is my only alibi. Caring for no one is my only creed; Kindled …

Suicide
Nonet

Suicide

Suicide entwined within my mind, Psychotic dreams awakening. Psychopathic tendencies Controlling everything Within my being. I can’t escape This dead …

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