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What Are We Gawking At?

A lot of people in my generation don’t know who Chris Cornell was. So, the news of his death was not of interest to them.  They didn’t realize that although he had a four-octave vocal range, he was an acquired taste.   538 more words

Positive Note

Insufficient

Inadequate

Incomplete

Broken

But death becomes her.

Poetry

Is Suicide Selfish?

I read a short article today that said Franz Stahl had called Chris Cornell’s suicide “selfish” (you can read it here: https://www.relix.com/news/detail/ex_foo_fighters_guitarist_says_chris_cornell_selfish_for_committing_suicide). When I first read it, I was furious that anyone would call someone selfish for dying by suicide. 220 more words

Mental Illness

Goodbye Chris Cornell

It has been far too long since I wrote a post. I have wanted to but the task seemed too great. The voices far too loud. 1,689 more words

Chris Cornell

Darkness Comprehended it... NOT.

So often I hear of folks who have attempted to tell their story of grief, only to be responded to with a blank stare. Or, they respond with: “I know how you feel” and then begin to offer an explanation for their claimed understanding that reveals their complete lack of understanding. 700 more words

Abuse

See People.

I just want to see people. I want to see all the people that feel like I’ve felt. The folk that mosey on out of the room unnoticed because everyone is engaged with someone and they have no one. 453 more words

Darkness Into Light Experience

In this post I discuss my recent Darkness Into Light experience, a walk in aid of Pieta House.

Even as I signed up for the event, I hadn’t anticipated the sheer volume of people who would arrive on a chilly May morning. 544 more words