Devi Prayer -- Hymn to the Divine Mother


Thursday, July 28, 2011

PTSD and Me

Ugly, unwanted, and intrusive...

Why do I torture myself with such thinking?
Better yet -- why does my mind torture me?
Fear-based thinking
Irrational and illogical
Images like movie trailers flash through my mind
Vivid and real
I don’t want to look but I can help but see
Even and especially
In the dark with my eyes closed
My heart pounds while emotions knot
And sit in the bottom of my stomach
I dread this feeling when it comes on
It’s tiring, terrifying, and destructive
I wish it all
For good
To be gone

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