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Unraveled - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Fighting for Sanity - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt My Anxiety - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Private Prison of Pain - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Summoning the Muses - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt My Emotive Landscape - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Existing in Extremes by Jaeda DeWalt by Jaeda DeWalt Calendar Love Begins Within - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt What They Don't See - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Searching for innocence lost - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Buried Pain - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Solitary Soul - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Existing in Extremes - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Finding My Light in the Darkness - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Between the Lines 2 - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Between the Lines 1 - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Majestic Mikino by Jaeda DeWalt Mikino & Ducky, Naptime by Jaeda DeWalt The 24 Hour Push - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt The Empath - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Commanding the Chaos - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Of Hurt and Hope - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Prison Without Bars by Jaeda DeWalt Anxiety 1 - Triptych - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Anxiety 1 - Isolation - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Anxiety 1 - Frozen - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Anxiety 1 - Casting Shadows - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Suck a lime fight lyme 2 - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt Fragments of a Dream by Jaeda DeWalt Calendar Keeper of the Night - Self Portrait by Jaeda DeWalt

POEM – Addiction…

Addiction… / it is the thing that allow us, / To run from ourselves / Taking us to a place / Where fear has no taste / And pain, no …

POEM – She Calls to Me…

She calls to me / I trying to remove the subconscious blanket of a dream / Running to catch this elusive creature – she / Before time…

POEM – The Invitation

The invitation still dances / With the ghosts at night / Daring me to come out / From behind the curtain / Take your hand / And guide you /…

POEM – Emotional Dagger

I can’t digest your lies anymore / My appetite for truth too strong / You have underestimated my intelligence / One too many times

POEM – The Melodies

i am… / many songs / the haunting melody / that whispers / of a shadowy and darkened past / the sad melody / that echos / of a body …

POEM – i am…

i am… / my own / ongoing experiment / I am… / i never-ending stroll / down fascination street / i am… / graceful and swee…

POEM – Little Girl Standing

I see a sad little girl / Standing in the background / Of my emotions / Wearing a look / Of abandonment / And a tear-stricken face

POEM – The Red Lie

I chose to hide behind, The Red Lie / Until the truth began eating away at the fabric of… / My beautiful deception

POEM – Ghost of Pain

(Mature)

POEM – Desolate

The downward spiral / Brings with it / A vast emotional void / Desolate, barren / Faces that will not reveal / Mouths that will not speak …

POEM – Physical Manifestations

My feet are buried deep / In the sands of denial / My body revealing the truth / The physical manifestations are clear

POEM – Haunted

The eyes do not lie / Weakening the surface / Of the social masks we wear / A bruised and battered soul / Can betray the prettiest smile

Beauty is born in the most unexpected places̷…

Beauty is born in the most unexpected places… i often find it tucked away in the deepest darkest crevices of my soul… in the em…

To frolic in the playground of my boundless love&…

To frolic in the playground of my boundless love, one must share an equal willingness to walk with reverence, through the emotional graveya…

Writing analogue in a digital world…

Nothing compares to the sensation of a pen pressed to paper, as i experience the feeling of my thoughts forming underneath my fingertips&#…

D R E A M S

I love dipping into dreams and sinuously sinking into sleep. It’s the freest place to be. The possibilities are limitless and my imag…

Imagination

Imagination is our inner-child and creativity, its playground.

Inspiration

From the tattered edges of an exhausted mind, inspiration blooms… mental filters disintegrate and walls crumble, as the ocean of crea…

Actualizing our dreams…

Nestled deep within the hills and valleys of our deepest desires, we are already everything we wish to be. Our infinite potential hugging o…

Our Divine Nature

It’s tempting to tether ourselves to the familiar comfort of the way things are, but fulfillment is often discovered in the unpredict…

Spiritual Sunshine

I want to be intoxicated by the darkened ether of midnight, running through my fingers as sparkling stardust. I crave the taste of the ocea…

Living in Love…

Living in love, gratitude and forgiveness, is peaceful and spiritually rejuvenating. Living under the emotional constraints of anger and re…

The gift of listening…

One of the most under-rated gifts we can give to others, is our undivided attention. Next time you spend time with a loved one, really list…

Soul Garden

If we see our emotions as the garden of our soul, we can also see how it is unhealthy for us to bury our pain. ALL of our feelings need to …

U N I T Y

Each of us is a unique thread, woven into the beautiful fabric, of our collective consciousness.

Coping with Anxiety

Anxiety is an imaginary place, i am drawn to…. born of an abusive childhood, where i was always waiting for the other shoe to drop, b…

Learning to let go…

When we have to let go of what is comfortable and familiar, it can feel like a fate worse than death.

In the absence of maternal love…

When i think about my mother, it fills me with sadness. She couldn’t love me and even sadder, she has lived her whole life, hiding in…

When your life is careening out of control…

There are times when you will see your life careening out of control, as you watch what you once knew, shatter into a million pieces.

We can’t be fully alive when we shut down o…

We are psychosomatic by nature. It is important for us to connect our thoughts to the mind and body, as this hybrid is what makes up the to…

P A I N

Make your pain productive and you can transform tragedy into triumph.

Witnessing Emotions

Sometimes, it is necessary for me to step back from my emotions and my life. I need to be the outsider looking in, sitting in the objective…

Mourning

To move through my grief doesn’t mean i no longer hurt, or yearn for what can never be. It just means that i’ve made a conscien…

Listening

Sometimes, the most healing thing we can do for another human being, is to listen to them, just … LISTEN.

Emerging from the ether’s of an abusive chi…

As an adult, emerging from the ether’s of an abusive childhood, i found myself left with a constant craving for protection, safety an…

Death, Loss and Grief

To my brothers and sisters out there, struggling with the pain of these losses, I send you my love, light and compassion. It is a soul-sear…

Being Supportive

People can have the best of intentions when they tell their loved ones how they should be living their lives. But often times, when we are …

Moving Through My Pain

When i move through my pain, it clears the path for a new dawn, a new day. It is in these moments, i feel the sun rising on the horizon of …

Resilience

When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves to release us from the shackles of our past. The pain of those who wounded us may linger but it nee…

Coping with Pain

Pain is a predator when we run from it, it will inevitably chase us down and catch us in its clutches. The goal isn’t to wallow in th…

Dealing with Life Struggles

It is in the more muddled moments of my life, that i become painfully aware of my issues. When nothing is going right, when life gets away …

Manic Depression

I seek the quiet in the chaos, the sane in the insane, the calm within the storm. My mind is a complicated maze of trap doors, distorted mi…

Anxiety and living in the land of, “What if…

Living in the land of, “What if….?” leads to emotional paralysis. It sets the stage for doom and gloom thinking. It preve…

Depression

From the internal struggle magnificent things are conceived. I do not like these periods of depression i fall into… it’s during…

Innocence

A child’s innocence is the one gift, that once stolen, can never be replaced.

Creativity and Depression

Nestled in the valley of darkness, in the deepest depths of depression, are the priceless gems of; creativity, intuition and sensitivity.

Emotional Overflow

Today, i feel like i am drowning, in my own, overflowing emotions. My soul and psyche are saturated in pain. My thoughts feel heavy and my …

Depression

As i watch the dark shadows slowly drift across my emotive landscape, like clouds, heavy with rain… i am reminded that behind the dar…

Emotive Extremes

My emotions have me existing in extremes, from the deepest depths of despair to euphoric ecstasy. They have created new universes inside of…
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