mine walks fine line

in
sanity’s measured continuum
continue to march to drum
did you know alpacas hum?
so
hum to yourself like alpacas doIMG_1603
they won’t bite, but will you?
if howl growl, put me in “zoo”
to
write bright fantastical poetry
under plastical poet’s tree, see?
inflated palm lights-up for free
on
this blog written by “mad hatter”
a pinch of craziness won’t matter
just stir into my pancake batter
as
flapjacks flip, overturn life’s game
healthy dis-ease is recovery’s aim
let go of stigma and false shame!

(give freudian therapy all the blame)

 

 

 


Poeming with Laura at dVerse about mental health. I admire my family members who’ve lived bravely through mental illness to recovery. NAMI is a national organization in the U.S.that offers resources and support!

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. janicead
    Sep 16, 2019 @ 10:40:47

    Made me LOL!

    Reply

  2. Laura Bloomsbury
    Sep 12, 2019 @ 01:53:26

    A fun and flowing poem made so by its rhythm and rhyme yet somehow you brought in a serious undertow though humming alpacas made me smile. Thank you for contributing to the prompt

    Reply

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