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Trying To Connect

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who has battled depression, major anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder and dissociative disorder.

About this photo: “When I saw this tree, it spoke to me in many ways.   63 more words


Ode to Louise Gluck

I’m writing this poem based on my favorite poem by Gluck–“Mutable Earth.”  I carry that one with me in my wallet.  Rosanna Warren has described Gluck’s writing, for one as–“her–power is to distance the lyric ‘I’ as subject and object of attention” and to “impose a discipline of detachment upon urgently subjective material”  William Logan from the New York Times described her work as “the logical outcome of a certain strain of confessional verse–starved adjectives, thinned to a nervous set of verbs, intense almost past bearing, her poems have been dark, damaged and difficult to avert your gaze from.” (taken from… 249 more words

Mental Illness

A great day at group!

We went to group today. it was great. We met another doggy there who was training to be a service dog! This puppy was with an organization. 68 more words

Who I Am: American Scar Stories and How I'm Learning My Worth

It is less-than-common knowledge that I spent most of my life striving to accomplish a very singular goal: To be a performer.

I didn’t want to be a writer until GOD asked me to. 801 more words