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tattoo coverup
afterlife, bipolar, bipolar disorder, blog, blogger, dark, dark grunge, gothic, health, healthy, lifestyle, lifestyle blog, lifestyle blogger, mental disorders, mental illness, project semicolon, rose, rose gold, roses, tattoo, tattoos

My Rose; (First Written: July 16th, 2018)

This piece was initially written on July 16th, 2018, the day after having my rose cover-up tattoo done; it was taken down for a while, and then republished on this website on July 15, 2020. CW: mental illness, self-harm, suicidal ideation Remember the good old semicolon tattoo I got done back in July 2015? Well, …

ami j. sanghvi blog
author blog, blog, poetry blog

Private Poems Mostly, by Chris Mahan (A Book Review)

In an age where instant gratification is all the rage and accountability is a lost art, Christopher Mahan rises above the current social climate in his poetry collection, Private Poems Mostly. I found Mahan and his poetry through Twitter and discovered even more of it through his Patreon account. This is a man who lives …

sad poetry
author blog, dead, death, lifestyle blog, lifestyle blogger, medium blog, metaphysical, poetry blog, poetry blogger

Thus, I Despair (Original Poetry, from “Cerulean”)

A poem from Sanghvi’s fifth book, Cerulean. Released: March 13th, 2020. I despair in the face of thinking these thoughts, and feeling those feelings which invoke [or else mimic] the very same spirits which are known to make me despair… At least by those few who care enough to know more of me than just …

domestic violence
abuse, angry, contemporary poetry, creative writing, fashion blog, poetry, poetry blog, poetry blogger, relationships, sad poetry, slam poetry, survival, survivor, write, writer, writing

Kellogg’s (Original Poetry)

  Your bones dug into my neck Like some rusted-over shovel, My face shoved into a soggy pillow, Thanks for the muzzle. You became afraid Whenever you heard those “snaps”, “Crackles”, And “pops”, Not because you loved me, But because you feared the cops.

world poetry day
author blog, poetry blog, poetry blogger

I (Like Pizza Pie) (Original Poetry from “The Book of Soft, Sweet Nothings”)

A poem from Sanghvi’s sixth book, The Book of Soft, Sweet Nothings. Released: April 11th, 2020. Naught I…     Flesh I…     Face I…     Bleeding I…         I…     I ripped my face from my skull today,   Even savored it slightly As it melted, Fallen flesh …

author blog, poetry blog

Denim Sentiments (Original Poetry, from “Cerulean”)

A poem from Sanghvi’s fifth book, Cerulean. Released: March 13th, 2020. Sometimes, I try on these words like jeans. I squeeze into them, or else squish them into my small, flat palms, as if it is they who will wear me instead. Alas! They almost never seem to fit, nor do they ever quite seem …