Hello everyone! My name is Amanda and I am currently a sophomore in college majoring in English. I’ve loved writing for as long as I can remember. From creating short fictional stories, to my very own memoir and poetry book.
I’ve never been able to see quite right
How I look
My own physical body
Has never been perceived correctly
“You have body dysmorphic disorder”
Says all the professionals
There’s nothing more painful t...
Hundreds of times have I taken a blade to my skin
Pushed down hard
Learning that quick movements make them deeper
But slow inflicts more pain
I remember the first time I cut my own skin
I used my pink...
My long hair to hide my face or sometimes the tears falling
I cut it short, then buzzed half of it off to make a point
That I was not afraid of or under the control of him anymore
A blanket to cover t...
I was once asked what it feels like to suffer from the mental illnesses I have
Actually, it was an online application for the opportunity to share my story
So, after typing out my story and answering ...
“Send good vibes”
“Good vibes only”
“Vibe with me”
All words I’ve put together All words I’ve posted to my social media accounts
But none of them do I really mean
I listen to songs with sad inte...
Food is the enemy
Staying busy is the remedy
Stop for too long and you'll start to feel
Hunger will fade after a little while of going without
Fear of gaining weight will never go away
Flee from the e...