BIPOLAR — MIXED STATE, Nina Dillon

BIPOLAR – MIXED STATE
by Nina Dillon

Mania is not wanting the sun to set.
Depression is not wanting the moon to go.
Either hate the night, or comfort in it.
It’s coming all the same.
White pearl hanging on black neck.
Pulling at my psyche –
and tomorrow may be mixed.
Gas and brake.
Knife and needle.
Nina Dillon is a psychotherapist living in central Virginia. Her writing is a form of healing through creative expression. She holds degrees in psychology, counseling, and human services. Her work is derived from personal life challenges and attempts at healing. Her work has been published in Muddy River Poetry Review, 50 Haikus, and Three Lines Poetry.
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