Amanda Olejniczak

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.

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder
10 days ago
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...
Self-Destructive
14 days ago
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...
Destroyed Security
2 months ago
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...
'What Does It Feel Like?'
3 months ago
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 ...
Portrayal
3 months ago
Vibes “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...
Will You Make It out Alive?
6 months ago
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...