Pause For A Moment. Now Breathe.

Take a deep breath in.

Count to five.

One. Two. Three. Four. Five.

Now exhale.

Count to five again.

One. Two. Three. Four. Five.

And pause.

 

Focus on your breathing.

Feel your chest expand and contract.

Focus on those movements.

In and out. In and out. In and out. In and out.

Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out.

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Survive

It’s half past seven,

As light seeps in to the room,

Rays of sunshine enter,

Through lace rimmed curtains.

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This sudden intrusion,

Makes her stir in her sleep,

A second later,

She turns her body,

First to the left,

Then to the right,

As consciousness,

Waits on standby,

For the right moment,

To seize her mind.

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Daily Struggle 

She was like a drowning person, flailing, reaching for anything that might save her. Her life was an urgent, desperate struggle to justify her life. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer

I fight a long and tiring battle everyday. It is exhausting. It leaves me physically ill. It makes me feel weak. 

By the end of it I am left vulnerable and exposed. 

Sometimes, I just want to blank everything out. Other times, I want to grab an eraser and wipe away this existence. During those rare moments of utter defeat, I just want to be invisible. 

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