Write the Gut Wrenching Pain Away

It hunts me down like the corpse eating zombie

Beautiful wildflowers wither a somber death

Black sketches itself across the canvas of my heart

Shadows strip me of strength and sanity

A crown of invisible sadness covers my frame I sit and stare at a lifeless landscape

That just yesterday paraded around in color

Pain is always on my heels

And so I fall

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Dominica Applegate
Written by: Dominica Applegate

Dominica Applegate is an author, writer, and transpersonal spiritual teacher. Her teachings have helped millions of people experience emotional healing, relationship repair, and spiritual awakening. Earning her BA in Psychology and MA in Counseling, she worked 12 years in the mental health field before diving full-time into writing.

She runs Rediscovering Sacredness, an online portal that offers inspiration, essays, resources, and tools to help heal inner pain and experience more peace and joy.

Her books include:

Into The Wild Shadow Work Journal
Healing After a Breakup: A 50 Day Devotional & Guided Inner Work Journal
Goodbye Codependency: A 40-Day Devotional to Boost Self-Care
The Pain, It Shapes Her World {Poetry}