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solace in graves
of shade,

armour, glazed
tooth-chip bits of

fixed with

waste from sunken

never faced-

bell tolls late.

© Anthony Gorman 2018

Hands In The Garden

Escapism and Avoidance

I will be using my own life as an example in this, not because I am self-obsessed but rather it might be useful.

There are many things in life which we try to run from, and reality is one of them. 929 more words

Mind Body And Spirit

Write Now

I have the writer’s nemesis: writer’s block. It’s why I have several half-finished stories.

This is a big part of my shame, the parts of me I wish I could surgically remove and join the doer world. 283 more words

Avoiding Pain = Avoiding Growth

This is one of those things that survivors often partake in. Avoiding, running, blocking the pain just so that it is bearable. It is a way that everything can seem O.K. 665 more words



“Until you make the unconscious conscious it will direct your life and you will call it fate” ~Carl Jung

“Your truth is a torch that will light the way through darkness. 474 more words


The Horror Film

This week, I’d like to share with you an image I use to help people begin to understand their relationship to their feelings and the past — particularly those feelings and memories that they have spent a lot of time avoiding. 1,083 more words


3 Steps Back, 1 Step Forward

Day 14: Improved failure. I am slowly making my way out of the rut that I was in. Getting 2nd stage interviews has definitely been a pick-me-up. 328 more words