Monthly Archives: October 2015

Poem of the Month – “To This Day” by Shane Koyczan

Welcome to Poem of the Month! An end(ish) of the month highlight of one poem I came across during the month that left a powerful impression on me. This month I’m highlighting Shane Koyczan‘s “To This Day.” This poem not only … Continue reading

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Trying to Write – Journal Confessions

I’m trying to write, and it is so hard to concentrate. Hospital visits, medical appointments, breakdowns, mind numbing medication, and conversations with specialist whirl about and replay in my head. I just feel so numb right now. Distant. Distracted. Disassociated. … Continue reading

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Firestarter

She sets fires With the routine ease Of setting tables for supper. Disrupting lives with complete disregard For those she’s hurting. She’s hurting, But covinced she’s doing everything right; Can’t see the forest Or the trees Just the fire, And … Continue reading

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Broken Promises of the Mental Health Care System

The past few days have been filled with breakdowns and hospitals. I find myself desperately calling out for help, but it seems unless I threaten self harm, then no one is willing to help. Listening to news commentators and politicians … Continue reading

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What It Felt Like

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Eccedentesiast

A sorrow so deep; Perpetual wounds Calling for the end With sweet Siren allure. Hidden Behind the false bright Of our forced and fractured grins. We fear To speak the pain; Fear You won’t love us if we did. Fear … Continue reading

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“Red Sky Blues” by Matthew Davis – A Book Review

Red Sky Blues, written by Matthew Davis, is a fast paced tale set in the desert town of Hanford, California; a haven for dreadfully wicked and impossible beings living secretly among humankind. Thomas Grey, occult scholar and reclusive mage, is … Continue reading

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