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Crying shame

Beauty in the eyes of the beholder,no more than a shoulder shrugged because your older,A heart once intact, shattered and distracted by the shackles that make us attached.Strands blow in the wind as you stand breathless and twinge.The face of a dying heart, a face that love never wins.Tears run down your face as your …

Caring at Heart

If I was to lay here with one question on my mind. Why was I so lucky, why was I so proud? Of all the things that make me sound, you are a continuum so I don’t frown. You love those that do not love themselves. When life is hard and you’re there to ease …

Why I Love To Rhyme

I don’t know why I love to rhyme,My poem, I feel should chime They say I’m a thing of the past,Yet I like to think they passionately pass the test of timeStupid of me to whine,When others don’t rhyme,But there you go, there is mine.

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Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Month

As you may or may not know September is suicide prevention month. Here at Innocuous, we like to think of ourselves as mental health savvy. So here’s a roundup of our mental health poems and advice posts. As you know suicide is something many people struggle with, in these holiday time many people will need …

Understanding your OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is one of the most common disorders 1 in 40 adults in the U.S. is said to have it or have had it. We recognise OCD by one of two traits. Repetitive, intrusive, uncontrollable thoughts or urges also known as obsessions; and repetitive behaviour or mental acts that a person feels compelled to …

101 of Psychosis

So just had another episode, or this may be your first. It’s time to take a step back, the first thing you need to know don’t dwell on the past. Yeah, you painted the walls with mayonnaise and you walked into the Olive Garden thinking you’re famous or maybe you had a horrible time and …

Formication — What is it and why do I have it

Formication is a psychosis where the person experiences tactile hallucinations. These tactile hallucinations take place on the body in the form of bugs. This psychosis is unique and can lead to delusions, where the person believes that they have been infected with insects. I have these experiences; they’re very distressing to me. It’s not just that you …

Hearing voices and how to deal with them

Voices, the word that people shy away from telling you because they fear your reaction. Voices are hard to deal with, whether they be internal or external, or whispering or across the room. Some people love them, but most find them scary. Whether you think they’re the devil or believe, they can see the future, they’re not an …

Psychosis: psyche, soul and mind

Psychosis, commonly referred to as a loss of reality. And doctors around the world can’t decide what qualifies you for having it. Do we refer to the DSM-5 or the ICD 11? Does borderline psychosis count? What about schizotypal? Is it derived from a personality disorder, or can it be standalone? Why are people so …

Poetry

Key

Poem The tarot cards have spoken,These keys are mine,I am so inclined with this conceptual design,The crack of the door, the stiff of the hinge,The street it is confined by must resign,For the house is mine.

Stupid Man

An Angry Poem I was never a fan of this stupid manThinking he’s the shitWhen he should really be being hit‘Talk to me,’ he saysshut up mate you wet the bedBloody clownFor once don’t frown Your poetry is a nightmareSometimes I read it and starewhat happened to the happy timesNow they’re rare Good Dicking is about you, what …

Medusa

I was beautiful once,My long hair touched the floor,My nails painted obsidian,My pinkish legs were to be adored. Now and forevermore I will adorn these scales of a beast,Now I will decorate these locks of snakes,A mirror once an ally,Now a putrefied adonis. Once accompanied,Now ran from,My form is no longer welcomed,I’m beckoned by my …

Dollhouse

Wrappers fly,A house so divine,Living in a mansion,So in twined with the room’s line, A candlelit dinner that will stand the test of time,Candelabra that always get to shine,A house built out of twigs and twine,Sheets cover the little bed that never sleeps,A fantasy world to play, I peek,The lights come on and all is …

Serenity

A flower on the table,A book by the fire,A house in the woods,my life is serene,Serenity coming to me. As I walk through the door,I meet the world I’ve made,A method from those that I have gained.The coffee beckons, and my heart threatens,“Never leave this world, for this world is contained.” I wrap my coat …

Short Stories

Belle Âme: Cheeks Of Rose With Skin As White As Snow

Edith Lockheart Victorian Sleuth Prologue:This story continues from the one linked below, but the story make sense without knowing the previous one: Belle ÂmeFlash Fiction — Murder Mystery A dreary Monday morning; I had become so tired of the lack of motivation that preceded me. But what was I to do I wondered? This thought would lead …

Street Food

A flash fiction Wrapped in plastic, lovingly folded, sitting on the side of the street was a biscuit in the shape of Snow White. A girl no older than 10 walks past. The tasteful aroma teases her senses. She eyes the folded up biscuit wrapped with care and decides what harm can come of eating …

The Devil’s Game

A Fantasy Story  Prologue:This story isn’t my best work, but I love the concept so much I thought I’d share. If anyone would like to work with me on this, I’d love some much-needed rewriting and storyline fixing then my email is here. Charlie sat down in A&E, and he was in excruciating pain. He …

The Book

The book’s pages twisted in the wind. It sat there for a while; it waited. A thousand years went past, and no one had touched the book. It felt angry, and it felt absolutely abandoned. Then one day, with no one being the wiser, the book was on the move. A gust of wind took …


The Self

You’re not who we see you as

Online identities Identity. Online we’re charismatic, charming, quick and witty. But in real life with a Donald Trump of our friends. I’m here to point out to you in multiple ways that your identity changes on different social media types, for example, you cannot be the same person on Twitter as you can on Instagram …

How the internet affects your identity

The internet. We mostly live in it. We wake up, check our Facebook profile or Instagram page, and as we turn over, we see our loved one doing the same. We go to work where most of us will be glued to a screen for most of the day while checking our device. Even things …