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Me a poem about my illness

 Me   a poem about my Illness

I always needed someone’s help…
My mom was the one who I confided in and knew I could trust.
I never could do the ‘solo’ thang but that is changing.
I desire so much to become Independent in areas other than mind and thought; to be self-suffiicient by age 35.
Ah but cruel reality and the twists of Fate.
I have Schizophrenia a mental illness that affects my life it has to do with my brain.
I may become a so-called poet, I mean I am already a semi-finalist in a Poetry Contest right?
I am Creative but I sometimes wonder how successful will actually become at my goals and aspirations?
I credit where I am right now to the Lord, perseverance, my mom, loved ones, NAMI and my effort(tries).

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 5/7/2013 1:00:00 PM
This piece is magnificent and deep... You should just be yourself and hold to your source of inspiration Ayesha and the sky will be your beginning point... Congrats and well done~A.O
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 5/7/2013 6:31:00 PM
Thank you.
Date: 1/19/2013 5:15:00 PM
I pictured paralysis but got schiziphrenia.I'm speechless.
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 1/19/2013 5:51:00 PM
Try being paralyzed by Fear, and harboring adolescent fears plus dealing with doubt and uncertainty. Try being judged and misunderstood and trying to maintain my life with the support I have from my mom and others and learning how to trust and depend on God just fearing God not fearing the unknown and hating change except the good change...
Date: 12/24/2012 9:58:00 PM
Well, Congratulations on being featured. My first poem got featured. You are going to do good. You have to have faith. Thanks for readind my poems and welcom to Poetry Soup. Remember that everyday is a Miracle of God. Merry Christmas. Lucilla
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:35:00 PM
Life is a miracle everyday God will make a way out of no way...
Date: 11/25/2012 12:23:00 PM
You are to be congratulated and emulated. You are a real American hero.
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:35:00 PM
Oh thanks Duke.
Date: 11/6/2012 3:20:00 PM
Congratulation on being featured Ayesha. Never give up, keep moving toward your goals. Thanks for sharing your honest and wonderful poem. Hugs, Prouder
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:36:00 PM
Oh thanks Connie.
Date: 11/6/2012 5:34:00 AM
Congratulations on being featured this week Ayesha. Love, Carol
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:36:00 PM
Thank you Carol.
Date: 11/2/2012 2:31:00 PM
Keep up that positive thinking and talk. Very brave of you to be so honest. You are not alone in you difficulties. And God is always with you. Keep on writing. :) Tanya
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:37:00 PM
Thanks Tanya.
Date: 10/26/2012 9:21:00 PM
Welcome Ayesha.. :o) Keep your faith,and always tell yourself "Their is nothing I can't do" I also have a brain problem.It's seizures though.But as I said to you,their is nothing I can't do! :o)
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:38:00 PM
Amen I will speak life over myself and my circumstance.
Date: 10/25/2012 8:20:00 AM
Just know you are not alone..there are many forms of mental illnesses. I love your openess and candor. And, most people with a mental illness are very creative...and you are one these. Thanks for reading and commenting on my poem "The Pedicure." FYI..is was actually about me!! True story! LOL...soup mail me anytime, much to talk about...Holly Moore
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:39:00 PM
Nice to meet you Holly. thank you
Date: 10/24/2012 8:45:00 AM
With everything that is taken from us another gift is received. Your gift is an open spirit and the ability to express yourself. Honest and open poem, well done. Thanks for commenting on my poem as well. Yours was my first response so very important. Take care.
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:41:00 PM
I am glad you think I have the gift of expressing myself and of an open spirit.
Date: 10/20/2012 6:26:00 PM
you are on the right track keep the faith and keep going your goals are near,welcome to the Soup,read a few poems it will aid you in your quest,learn from others Ayesha
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Ayesha Karim
Date: 3/30/2014 9:34:00 PM
Thanks I will. Thanks for the thoughtful comment.