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I Am Locked In My Mind And Long To Be Released

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 285 People

    A Poem About James K Baxter - Written By Me In 2008

    NOTE TO READERS: This poem is not about me, it is about famous New Zealand poet James K. Baxter and is part of a scripted drama performance which I wrote. However, if you wish to relate the poem to other people you know or yourselves, that is fine. Please feel free to leave...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    I See Or Not As Seeing Is Not Me

    I start this with a title, A beginning to an end,   I See,       Or Not,              As Seeing Is,                           Or Was Not,                                      Me.   The people in their houses, The...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    I'm not going into tedious detail of how I feel

    within my own head; I'll just liken it to feeling like one of those unsuspecting victims in a Saw movie, it's just ******* torture,lol. But what I'll tell instead in a prolonged dialogue is how it felt for me to... I guess you can call it an 'escape'... from the learned or...
    wolfIncheapclothing wolfIncheapclothing 22-25 May 21, 2014

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    My View Of Religion

    Believe what you must. Create hope, live with hope, pay for hope, pray for hope, believe in hope and be comforted by hope.   Wars are created and all are controlled. Many different forms, each with different ideas, beliefs, leaders and rules to be followed...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    Imprisoned inside the darkness of my mind,

    Words of encouragement never make it past security, I can’t envision the sun rising tomorrow because I can’t see past the prison bars, It would be nice to have visitors but I fear that once they get in, they won’t be able to leave, so it’s better that I am left to rot...
    LovingDead LovingDead 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2014

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    This battle of thoughts

    that goes on constantly in my mind! Sometimes its like a thousand different thoughts locked in and I struggle as they rush forward, demanding my attention all at the same time. I don't know how to calm down my mind as it goes on and on and the thoughts keep flowing. Sometimes...
    intothedarknesss intothedarknesss 22-25, F 10 Responses May 4, 2014

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    A Soldier Old, A Soldier New - Is That Soldier You?

    A prisoner in a time of war, A camper in the field, A soldier tramping off to war, says goodbye to all his friends.   Red is the colour of shiny new shoes on school childs feet. Red is the beautiful bow in baby's hair. Red is the colour of blistered feet on...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    Looking for freedom .

    I try to be free so I get mad a lot, like when somebody doesn't answer at my question as I would like to...I get mad too easy. I live my day alone looking for freedom, and I know I will be free from this obsession when I will reach my goal.. this is not easy.. I hope in a year...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M May 4, 2014

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    The More Abuse I Suffer The More Imprisoned My Mind Is

    I just  see limitations around me and focus on the small things I can cope with.  I get depressed a hell of a lot.and when I have physical pain I feel more shut down and closed offwith my ear problems I feel so limited at timesand the worry over income and education ....love...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2012

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    Enter The Dreamland

    open eyes and yellow hearts, Trees of green blowing in the wind, float on stars with silver faces, Meet the moon, pocked and old, Once was cheese but now is rock, Fall asleep and wake up sun, Burning brightly, always in a hurry, Floating ships and orange fields...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    You can't take me serious Even tho everything I

    say is So raw so true so deep. You think you know what's coming out my mouth next, But sir, you know nothing, So sit back, shut it down and enjoy the ride. Into my mind, the one place I rule. The one destination you may never leave from. When the lights shut off and the...
    peacefulkhaos peacefulkhaos 22-25, F May 2, 2014

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    I Have No Idea What I Want/panic Attacks

    Hey guys, i have come on here in the hope ill meet some like minded people, with some advice, or just to take the journey with. Since leaving uni, starting a new job, moving away, moving in with my gf, i feel like i have completly lost myself. It has been like a huge smack in the...
    rachaelwhoami rachaelwhoami 22-25, F Nov 30, 2011

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    LovingDead LovingDead 22-25, M 1 Response May 2, 2014

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    Bad Story - 2010

    The old man asks the voice, 'How many people can you see out the window?'   "No one, I can't see anyone out the window" the voice says.   'Correct' says the old man. Do you know why you can't see anyone out the window?   "No" says the voice, "I don't know why I...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    Coloured Glass Pebbles - Fill My Brain

    My mind is full of pebbles, Little glass and colourful, They shine like stars as ideas burst from veins like squirts of paint.   My eyelids are dark and bagged, My eyes they shine out anyway, They see around from sky to ground and create my world of everyday...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    Strange Waves

    waves of white stars of light burning bright in the autumn night blue and red they do shed their light composed with moons of yellow   Truth and lies shadowy eyes blinking darkly under skies   Cloud and rain here again forms the chain in which they...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    A And A G And A 1, 2, 3

    With an A and G and 1,2,3,  Out the window and upon the stars,  Following dreams and polluted streams,  Through the universe, heading for Mars,    Heavy footsteps hidden by sounds of wonder as ye stares high from above.    Clouds of white...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    I feel like a ghost, like no matter how I try

    and push away or swat at these feelings my hands just phase right through, I'm really am trying to be positive but it’s not working, the more I try the more I fail, is the failure just life’s way of telling me get used to this because you can’t change it?
    LovingDead LovingDead 22-25, M Jun 10, 2014

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    The Cell I Call My Mind

    Dark cell with one window, chained to an iron chair.   This cell is my mind.   Those chains are my thoughts.   Free me so I too can look out the window and out on the world.
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    Shadowy Streams

    Shadowy streams,   The water gleams upon the stones that we call home.   Dust and dirt and sand it hurts when blown on parched, cracked faces;   Water for granted and food it's fasted in poverty striken wasteland.   Roll with wind as the peasant joins the land...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    I stay in this depressed state of mind.

    I feel as though it is eating me alive! It can be a normal day nothing happen but I still just want to cry! Or I can be okay & someone say something little & i get so emotional.. For example, my friend was suppose to go to the movies with me she called sick & i burst into tears...
    SkinnImIn SkinnImIn 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2014

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    In One Ear And Out The Other

    I sit in a classroom with words in my head. They never go in so I may as well be dead. The thoughts are for thinking but they're too hard for me. The words go in one ear, then straight out the other.   I'm sorry you've wasted, all of your time. On telling me...
    MyMindIsACell MyMindIsACell 18-21, M Jul 24, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I have kept an open mind to new ideas and experiences. – As they say, a ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. Accepting some level of risk in life is...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 8 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm happy to see how quickly different organizations are rejecting Indiana's new 'freedom of religion law' that makes it legal to discriminate against the LGBT community. The...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    When I just got out of work I really needed to got to the bathroom but I hated my job's bathroom so I rushed home. but they had a major accident on the road. so I sat in traffic...
    RachealMarcus RachealMarcus 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I remember how it felt to walk on air in love with her and life. The breath taking anticipation, chaotically blissful and dreamy, always treasured. A novel in the making these...
    thatbobguy thatbobguy 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    His touch, his smile, his lips.. He mesmerizes me in some sort of unexplainable way. I can't control myself when I'm with him.. What is this? What's happening? Everything...
    xxmeandonlymexx xxmeandonlymexx 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I was 36 weeks pregnant with our second child . I locked myself and my toddler out of the house. I had a bit of battery left on phone called my husband and asked if he could come...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F Apr 3

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    I want to say this: I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is not yet such a group...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 7 Responses Mar 28

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    Ho hum.. Well small minds come up with small ideas.. Stupid minds even develop those ideas into made up lies and gossip.One particular "long term EP member" who I classify as a...
    ImTooCoolForThisUsername ImTooCoolForThisUsername 41-45, F 17 Responses Mar 20

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    The very place where thoughts are created The pulling, the force, the longing for your heart to follow suite The sensual desires dance rapidly, making your body tingle with want...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Seriously guys, I know you think I won’t notice. I know you think I’m not aware that you’re trying to manipulate and trick me but I am. And it erases any kind of amicable or...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK. So, my mind is really open minded. I love the galaxy stars and everything. I came up with my own theories. #What if, the UFO's that we see nowadays are...
    Dreii13 Dreii13 16-17 1 Response Apr 3

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    It's been nearly a year since the last time time I slept with you. Nearly a year since I practically choked on my sobs when I realized it would be the last time. I'd finally met...
    stayingstrongtoday stayingstrongtoday 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's not always necessary to change someone's mind: Sometimes it's just plain not worth it to try and change someone's mind, best to just agree to disagree and move on. For the...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Andy Grammer's " Honey I'm good" https://youtu.be/Go7gn6dugu0 Nah nah honey, I?m good I could have another but I probably should not I?ve got somebody at home [Verse 1...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A passionate kiss isn't always at the most passionate times. A passionate kiss is just another form of communication to your loved one that right there, right now, they are the...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Just as the wind, your being came out of no where Taking the very breath and heart beat captive Words, so full of passion and depth...speaking directly to the soul A longing...
    WithinTheHeart WithinTheHeart 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I do not take shower in a gym. It's not hot enough for me. Arriving at home love to get a long hot shower. Nobody hurrying up me, just clear mind, relax and feel how the tension...
    alex07 alex07 41-45, M Mar 18

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    I wish I could just delete every memory idk what to do right now we did everything together and now he's with my friend like how do I deal with it!!!!! I can't do this any longer I...
    DarkWorld21 DarkWorld21 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am open-minded and complex I wonder about my future I hear the ocean kiss the shore I see the sun die every night for the moon to live I want freedom I am open-minded and...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 24

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