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Poems on Borderline Personality Disorder & Depression

By Jenny Simmonds All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry

Blurb

Five years ago, I suffered a nervous breakdown, due to the end of my long-term relationship with the father of my four children. I was admitted to a psychiatric hospital, after several suicide attempts and was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. It was at this point that my relationship with poetry began. I use poetry as an outlet for my emotional struggle. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a disorder of mood and how a person interacts with others. It's the most commonly recognised personality disorder. In general, someone with a personality disorder will differ significantly from an average person in terms of how he or she thinks, perceives, feels or relates to others.

Poem 1

Hatched a she with unknown blight
Who thought it fine to feel with might
To rage with fire and frenzied flail
A life that ends a sorry tale
As she watched and ached to be
A myriad of somebody
With all the secrets she betrayed
Along with all the words she gave
Contrite, blushing and ashamed
A malady that’s never tamed
But a venom will erase
And disintegrate impending days

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chariethomas7: I love the plot line on how it's not just how Elizabeth has to deal the her lover but her ex husband and child. I personally scared that she would get caught with her child but not Ben. I would love if this story can continue. The ending is making me want more.

graceeming: I thought the whole story form the beginning was captivating, it really gave you the hunger that you were longing for in a story. Yes the end was not something that I enjoyed, but I recommend this to anyone that enjoys fantasy of this type.

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