A PMDD Christmas Wish #poetry #PMDD

**Warning: contains strong language and references to the female reproductive system** Chestnuts not roasting on an open firefor fear I may incinerate myself Yuletide carols being sung by a choir trigger my auditory startle response.Everybody knowscold turkey without meds can bea recipe for disaster timebut the drugs don’t work for me right now you seeso I’ll just... Continue Reading →

Waiting for happy news #poetry #poem

Waiting for happy newsto come across the radiowaves, I’m stuck home with the blueswaiting for happy news. Waiting for happy newswhich might come in an email:‘Well done! You’ve won! We loveyour work.’ Instead, insideit’s dark, I wait for happy news. Waiting for happy news:the cure! So simpleand a medical profession who recognisethere are millions like... Continue Reading →

Cat’s Eye #poetry #dVerse

Cowering in the cupboard: well I would be if I could emitting a sharp hiss at the slightest approach of danger.  Well it’s almost like this:‘Get back!’ I hiss 'And leave me to face the dark side alone, againI didn’t ask for this, but I’ve been given...' ‘There are worse things happen at sea’you say, and so... Continue Reading →

My ruthless uterus #poetry #PMDD

I don’t mean to complainabout my ruthless uterus but all the same(though I hate to make a fuss)periodically it drives mealmost insane. Ok it’s not reallythe uterus, butthe hormones triggeredby its cycles and not even really thatbut the actions of these hormones on the brain. Why is it always ‘the’ brain anyway?as if to say we... Continue Reading →

Just go #poetry #poem

Just go:you've said enough,so let's not make it tougheron ourselves.This isn't an excuse to stay in bed: I feelas if my head is in a vice, and I'm so tiredof trying tobe nice, sopleasejustgo. © Experimentsinfiction 2021, All Rights Reserved Written for dVerse I have PMDD. I've written about this a lot, but this is... Continue Reading →

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