My Cauterised Mind

I’m not the type to show my emotions, due to this some people I know have called me sociopathic (in a joking way), here’s a poem I wrote while contemplating the idea of sociopathy and me


My cauterised mind

To emotion blind

Yet my caring heart

At emotions start


They think I feel not

That my heart does rot

That I have no soul

It’s as black as coal


I conceal my self

For my mental health

Yet that does not mean

My soul is unclean


For others I feel

Try help their ordeal

Their burden to ease

So hide my disease


Hope you enjoy, please feel free to comment.

The Lonely Recluse.

Thanks to those who voted for me for this. I nominate Lunawitch15 for week 40 ( Thank you Jingle for running the rally ( and thanks also to those behind the scenes, I’m sure I speak for all the participants when I say you are all amazing.

The Lonely Recluse.

~ by The Lonely Recluse on March 10, 2011.

6 Responses to “My Cauterised Mind”

  1. You are not a sociopath! I knew one intimately–so feel I am somewhat of an expert in this condition. *Smile*…

    I love your very sweet, expressive poem that tells how sensitive you really are.

    • Oh I know I’m not a sociopath, its just that my usual mask for people who I actually know shows very few emotions, its just something I do because I feel I should be helping them not asking for their help. Thank you for your kind words.
      The Lonely Recluse.

      • Sometimes if you allow someone to give you a helping hand it can be a gift to them too. You know how that works…

        You’re welcome.

        • Indeed what you say is true, but we are who we become. I have created a mask for people and they don’t expect to see me out of it, so I grow to stay in it, no matter what (read The Mask [] for a more eloquent explanation.)
          The Lonely Recluse.

  2. Oh wow. It’s like you’re in my brain. That was really amazing.

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