#OCDPoem #1

 

here

it comes,

an ambush

of obsessions,

untold questions push

my limits to the brink.

no truth left to hold me up.

where does my help come from,

when nothing seems real?

can’t step forward.

can’t step back.

I stand,

stuck.

 

© Caitlin Gramley

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I want to show what OCD and scrupulosity is like for me. I’ve tried so hard with drafts of informative posts, but nothing seems to quite hit the mark. So, for now, I am going to show glimpses of what it’s like for me through poetry. #OCDpoems.

 

This is in response to dVerse

 

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19 thoughts on “#OCDPoem #1

  1. This is a powerful poem….visceral. I feel the OCD and scrapulosity in these words….the feeling of being trapped, stuck. You’ve written probably much more powerfully than simply writing factually to explain it. We are IN it here. We FEEL it.
    Very well done. Thank you so very much for sharing.

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