I Heard Voices Yesterday

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I Heard Voices Yesterday

I heard thoughts in my head yesterday,

Telling me words that I really shouldn't say.

Angry, mean voices, that aren't really me

Telling me things that I should do and should be.


Thoughts that reminded me of the past,

Came and went so fast.

Made me want to do things I know I shouldn't do

But they made me remember you.


I wanted to die, no longer to live my life

I wanted to do anything to no longer survive.

Just because, just because I remembered you

And all the things you used to do.


But today, now that I am thinking right

And darkness has turned into light

I think of those who actually care,

Those who have always been there.


Suicide isn't the right way

And I am here, I am here to stay.

Sure I would love, I would love to forget

All of the sorrows and pain that comes with it.


But I will be strong I won't give up, not today.

Even though I heard voices yesterday.

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bellawritter23 5 years ago from California

Great write! A lot of emotion built into it I felt as if I was the one writing it!! I felt this poem!!

Thanks for sharing

bella :)


jenubouka 5 years ago

Your words are so poetic, and I love your rhyming abilities, such a great flow, awesome read.


stessily 5 years ago

Cresentmoon2007: I am glad that you made it through, once again, your "dark night of the soul," which often enshrouds us when we least expect it and are least prepared.

It is amazing, isn't it, the power that the memory of one person can exert over us?

It is a blessing to be able to express your "dark night of the soul" in such clear poetry, for, as Robert Frost suggested, "The best way out is always through" (A Servant to Servants). You worked your way through into the light!

Kind regards, Stessily


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tendup24 5 years ago

great sharing, amazing skill that attract people to read.


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Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI Author

Thank you everyone and how odd stessily, that you would quote one of my favorite quotes lol. I am grateful for all of your support. Glad each and everyone of you enjoyed.


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vansh121 5 years ago from India

great hub.


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Gypsy48 5 years ago

Great poem. I understand where you are coming from. I've felt those same emotions.


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Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI Author

Thank you both of you


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writer20 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

Great poem lots of emotions running throught it.

It's good to me you.


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Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI Author

Thank you. Good to meet you.


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H.C Porter 5 years ago from Lone Star State

Great write. The voices I hear are my conscience telling me, I can survive this- Things are going to get better- and don't give up, life is already temporary, you must make the most of what you have while you have it.

I think that type of voice is one that is heard by many... But I also know the voices that are more than a conscience speaking. I had a friend who suffered from schizophrenia, unfortunately he could not resist the voices he heard when he decided to stop taking his meds and the result of his choices resulted in a violent attack that ended our friendship and changed who I was and how I saw the world. I wrote a poem about that night- I learned to survive one warm frigid night... Being that you have an interest in mental illness-perhaps it might interest you?

Voted this up and Awesome, your emotion and expression is great, and the way you write it draws the reader into your writing. Thanks for the share and I am glad you have found clarity.

HC Porter


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Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI Author

These are indeed the type of voices that I am talking about, literally things I am hearing but not my conscience. And yes I would be interested.


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tendup24 5 years ago

How can you do this? Where from you get these ideas. I am impressed.


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Cresentmoon2007 5 years ago from Caledonia, MI Author

Thank you. I get the ideas for most of my poetry from real life situations, from my mental illnesses.

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