Dark Collage

Sherwyn Jellico - Author

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It’s a collection of over 150 poems I wrote about OCD and depression, with supporting sections discussing these disorders, my journey with them, and finally a controversial look at toxic assumptions made about OCD in society.

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Here’s a poem from the book:

Dark Collage

I drag around a dark collage,
of jagged glass and toxic rags.
I made it in self-sabotage,
my castle flies the worst of flags.

Should I forget my rightful place,
it slithers up and bids me look,
while spewing falsehoods in my face,
to make me bite the baited hook.

Beguiling me to stop and stare,
but staring stirs my hand to…

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  1. Hi Mer, I have a confession to make. My old high-school teachers did a bad number on me… they made me really dislike poetry I just could never relate to it. It became a dreaded exercise & challenge in memorization. And an opaque cloud from which I was supposed to wrest meaning. Anyway I think I’m pretty much alone here in my little puddle of disillusionment, poetry-wise, so off I go, thanks for ‘listening’! 😀 ‘See’ you next post! ❤

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    • I think that happened to a many people. When something is forced upon a person, they tend to run in the other direction. Always the contrarian in contrast to my classmates, I took refuge in poetry 🙂

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