A Simple Rhyming Poem About Mental Health

Marie Marchand
2 min readSep 10, 2022
Photo by Sinitta Leunen on Unsplash

My mental health is taking a dive.
Everything I do is just me
trying to stay alive.

Like a lottery, I spin the
rainbow wheel of medication
and sit in hours of silent meditation.

I partake of nature walks
and friendship talks
to avoid the black hole of isolation

Marie Marchand

Poet Laureate of Ellensburg, WA. Author of Gifts to the Attentive from Winter Goose Publishing. mishiepoet.com @mishiepoet