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The Figure

So I thought I would share this short story I wrote with you guys. It is written in the third person with the pronoun “she,” and I want to remind you that even though this story is talking about my struggles with depression, I… 465 more words


Why are we dying, man



Not a Simple Story (Lisa's Eulogy)

So, a little backstory on this poem. Anyways, lately I have been mulling over the topics of black women, desirability and love. Or even more specifically, the lack of desirability many black women (particularly dark skinned women) experience in their lives (romantic or other). 181 more words


Amber's Story 2

This is Amber’s Story, shared below, and written in her own words.  Raw and real, she tells us of her experience with depression and suicide.  Then she shares where she found hope.   826 more words

Find Hope

For Once

For once

Tell me I’m worthy

Worthy enough to be loved

Loved by persons I care about 42 more words


A circus artist for whom the show cannot go on alone

Very sadly suicides seem to feature quite frequently in the reports of the London police courts. The Thames offered those in despair plenty of opportunities to take their lives and we must remember that in the Victorian period there were not the social services, health care or even many of the modern charities that support those with depression or other forms of mental illness. 279 more words

Police Court

Krazy Kitties!

It is weird to imagine how so much can happen when you are just sitting alone in a room. You start to feel numb, but at the same time feel your blood rushing into every part of your body. 882 more words