And Then There Was @KittOMalley @Robrt_M_Goldste & @_thenewsexy

Ericka Arthur aka authenticitee aka e wrote this beautiful prayer poem to me (who lives with bipolar disorder), Robert Goldstein (who lives with dissociative identity disorder), and Julia aka sexyschizo (who lives with schizoaffective disorder). Thank you, e.

authenticitee speaks

And Then There Was @KittOMalley @Robrt_M_Goldste & @_thenewsexy

When I close my eyes and pray

I see their names and faces

Not labels, stigma or diagnoses

But their stories of life’s races

If I were to pass them in the street

They wouldn’t even know me

Feels like I know them just the same

They’re incredible souls

Who were brave enough

To shed insight to their pain

~~~~~•~~~~~~~~~~•~~~~~

They have taught me things I did not know

Things others would pretend to be aware of

Things like how the weather can affect Kitt

whose been diagnosed as Bipolar

I knew that rain could cause stiffness in joints

But now know seasons changing can make despair hover

~~~~~•~~~~~~~~~~•~~~~~

Then there’s Robert

an artist and my new cyberbuddy who taught me about Dissociative Identity Disorder

He too shares and gives and pours

Out to others though life tries to intermittently dehydrate his…

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5 thoughts on “And Then There Was @KittOMalley @Robrt_M_Goldste & @_thenewsexy

  1. mihrank July 25, 2015 / 11:42 am

    Wonderful words, well deserved – your presence and topics you share are great and important.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Just Plain Ol' Vic July 25, 2015 / 11:26 am

    Wonderful words for wonderful people!

    Liked by 2 people

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