Plans

Two years ago at the peak of my #depression or at the lowest depths of #misery or as some said just a "bad phase" I lay in bed staring at the ceiling, eating dahi chawal, once a day I did nothing beside lying , staring and my once a day meal of white starch and probiotics; And phone calls, I ignored phone calls All of them My friends weren't #happy , The literatis were sniggering And the #poets ashamed; My mom was proud She got me a notebook , the girliest notebook I've ever seen I loved it nonetheless, I still do She asked me to start by making plans I did Thursday Get up from the bed Take a shower Monday Get up from the bed Take a shower Do the dishes Six months later Monday Get up from the bed Take a shower Eat breakfast Do the dishes Apply to J schools Some plans worked out and some days I did not take a shower It's 2017 I'm dangling over a thin line between #sane and #insane They say plan, to get a job, a master's degree Some plans may work some might not but I'll at least take a shower #Nostigma #medicatedandfaded

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Two years ago at the peak of my #depression
or at the lowest depths of #misery
or as some said just a “bad phase”
I lay in bed staring at the ceiling,
eating dahi chawal, once a day
I did nothing beside lying , staring and my once a day meal of white starch and probiotics;
And phone calls,
I ignored phone calls
All of them
My friends weren’t #happy ,
The literatis were sniggering
And the #poets ashamed;
My mom was proud
She got me a notebook , the girliest notebook I’ve ever seen
I loved it nonetheless, I still do
She asked me to start by making plans
I did
Thursday
Get up from the bed
Take a shower
Monday
Get up from the bed
Take a shower
Do the dishes
Six months later
Monday
Get up from the bed
Take a shower
Eat breakfast
Do the dishes
Apply to J schools
Some plans worked out and some days I did not take a shower

It’s 2017
I’m dangling over a thin line between #sane and #insane
They say plan, to get a job, a master’s degree
Some plans may work some might not
but I’ll at least take a shower