Exaggerated hope…

I yearn for serenity

I yearn for peace

but it seems it’s more than I can hope to achieve

don’t think me morbid

nor defeatist

since I’ve been through this cycle probably more than thee

so I dare not hope

and I dare not desire

because all that does

is raise fate’s ire

(Cynically Jaded)

Zaid Ismail

Author, life coach, and mental health activist. We need to change the narrative from disorders, illnesses, and survival to accountability, understanding, and thriving.

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