Caitlin L. Stafford

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    Poems by Caitlin L. Stafford

  • Intimacy Of Dark

    • Published: January 2018
    Accepting One's Sense Of Loneliness

    in Alone Poems

    To be kissed by moonlight
    And caressed by stars,
    Draped in darkened blue,
    Dancing from Jupiter to Mars.

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    • Shares 85
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 22
    • Rating 4.05
  • Music Of Wakefulness

    • Published: January 2018
    Experiencing Insomnia

    in Mental Illness Poems

    It is in the dark of night
    When insomnia sings me awake
    To the tune of lullabies
    And the rhythm of mindful blight.

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    • Shares 89
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 26
    • Rating 4.19
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    I love the intimacy between the poet and these "hindrances." The relationship between nature, insomnia and anxiety around the poet at first is inviting, and calming. It isn't until daylight,...

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  • Caitlin L. Stafford
  • 1 year ago

I'm so glad you were able to relate to my poem! I totally agree that messages like these should be shared. As one of my favorite poets said: "Whatever you're feeling right now, there is a mathematical certainty that someone else is feeling that exact thing. This is not to say you aren't special, this is to say thank God you aren't special." - Neil Corn

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