rutakingurmeds

Are taking you your meds? Mom asks. As if taking these little things isn’t dehumanizing enough. As if taking them is as easy as it seems. As if they are working for me. As if I will ever get better. As if I will ever stop envying people who envy me because apparently suffering is …

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beneath

here you can see quiyet accepting the fact that he’s psychologically and emotionally unstable like many other people. // here you can see quiyet with his eyes closed but beneath those eyelids is a movie screen that plays intrusive scenarios on repeat. // here you can see quiyet alive but haunted by his ghosts in …

Feel.

Is numbness an actual feeling --or the lack thereof? ©2016, Quiyet Brul

dementia

my phone forgot your name my heart thinks otherwise (one of which stopped ringing) sometimes i’d let my phone die, and i envied it.

shadow

Even my own shadow left me at my darkest time © 2016, Quiyet Brul

stalk

It does not live in me; it is the color that never left me and the color I see when I close my eyes. © 2016, Quiyet Brul

into the light

They clamorously shout, “Do not go into the light!” But I am foolishly attracted the way Moths make love to Fire © 2016, Quiyet Brul