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Impending family visit. Help.

My week is panning out to be full on and I’m not coping well with that idea. A few days ago I wrote about needing to fill time in order to avoid sinking into dark and destructive thoughts. 587 more words


The upside of addiction

I’ve learned in the past few years that I have a fairly addictive personality. I think that happens to a lot of us when we struggle. 378 more words


Raising a monster

Appearing in her world
heartache, bones and curls
she opened up her arms
to everything that harmed
Nothing she could do
to get through to… 201 more words


A drawing in progress: An ever slowing process.

This is one of the drawings that I’ve been slowly working on as of late. I started it a few years ago, but my fleeting interests and endless new inspirations for artwork meant that it got put aside and forgotten about for a while. 244 more words


A lifetime of shame

I want the picture back
the way it was before
I landed where I’m stuck
here on the floor

World spinning
mind swimming

I might be face down… 168 more words


We Jumped Fences

Heart racing,
breath, cold fog. 44th street.
underneath the scaffolding. we run. Just 3 petals falling faster than the others off a wet black
bough. 402 more words


'Twas the Night Before Elections…

Twas the night before elections
and all through the house
all the news feeds were stirring
up angst in my spouse.
The pundits were blabbing, 304 more words