One Line Poetry Prompt for May 12, 2021
I’m blessed, right?
Why am I exhausted?
Don’t get me wrong.
I love being with people
because I hate
with my thoughts.
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Author’s Note: May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Trying to tell the difference between what expected behaviors are and what might be the signs of a mental illness isn’t always easy. There’s no easy test that can let someone know if there is mental illness or if actions and thoughts might be typical behaviors of a person or the result of a physical illness.
Whether you are a person becoming concerned with your own well-being or you’re trying to help a friend or family member who doesn’t have access to care or doesn’t want help, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) is just one resource.
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And now, Noah Floersch‘s haunting “Alone With My Thoughts”
You don’t know Noah Floersch yet, but you may hear more from him and about him over time. Noah’s a senior business marketing major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who plans to pursue a music career. Here are the haunting lyrics to “Alone With My Thoughts.”