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Poetry

I’m Building A Castle

i am a warrior at the end of the day every trauma and every bully is less than i am because i saved myself time and time again from the ugly things in my mind that told myself i should end it all, i saved myself from facing my maker…...

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The Sun Came Again

thought of ending it all more than once, the bullying was forceful as a tide, didn’t know how i was going to save myself from splintering into grains of sand; i didn’t know how to stop the anger or the pain or how to see the light when darkness rushed…...

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Even When You’re Drowning

i lost years with my favorite uncle, but they still want a stigma centering around mental health; to brush it beneath the rug as if feelings and lives don’t matter but they always have and will— i will never see him sell his art online or speak to him about…...

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When Heaven Cried With Us

my uncle’s suicide opened my eyes wide made me realize i didn’t want to die, just wanted this pain inside me to wither and fade away like a flower surrendering to the seasons; and i hate how he never told me of his struggles in his letters he always tried…...

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