I'm not Suicidal

I’m not suicidal

But sometimes I wonder what would happen if I got in a car accident

If a distracted driver forgot to stop

I’m not suicidal

But sometimes I cry myself to sleep

Wondering what would happen if I didn’t wake back up

I’m not suicidal

But sometimes I wonder what it’d be like to be caught in a crossfire

A bullet not meant for me

I’m not suicidal

It’d be someone else’s fault

Not my doing

 

This poem is about: 
Our world

Comments

Tranquility Castro

Frequently people with mental illness are ostracised and blamed for their unhealthy thoughts. This is a poem depicting what it's like to fear the social and spiritual reprocusions associated with suicidal ideation.

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