A Mental Health Story: Part 1

“Hello?” “Hi.” “Hello?” “Yes, hello. Can you hear me?” “Yes, I hear you…. So… How’s it going?” “Oh. Yeah it’s okay. Not doing too great but I’m managing, I think.” “Hello?” “Yes! I’m here, hello. Hello, can you hear me?” “Yes, I hear you. So, how’s it going?” “It’s going okay.” “How have you been […]

Playing with Snow

While driving I came across this wonderful feeling. Passing by a school, on a day when school was closed, I saw three kids playing in the snow. The small melted piles of white, sparkled with mud, lay holding on to their former larger selves from the snowfall yesterday. The kids too remembered the previous day […]

Influencing

Let’s dance together Returning the cabinet and sofa Working in and out Over and under Influencing the feeling Changing my thoughts and leaving most behind, trailing me like dogs eager to jump on my back and claw the shit out of it Scared to speak Weak compared to a blue bird Your very presence filtering […]

Over it

Willingly going to my downfall For no reason at all, really. Other than it excites me Disconnected is no longer a word that suits it Not many do Other than over it Other than addicted In a place where no one can see but you No matter how hard you try The difference is being […]

Blue Trenches

Edges of thither roll through and through The way we are is the way we are Why leave anything up to chance, to reason No matter where this is, no matter where you are The stars know all there is Sold my soul to the wizard To enchant something we can’t understand Unless we already […]

Understands Me

If I never think someone understands me how can I stop being alone? tears drip on the page circles around the eyes on a thin line toward a downward spiral a small hope appears and my dreams give way to aspirations of glorious feats experiences relationships my mind wanders and lives in these moments but […]

My Own

I I I I Me Me Me Me I suffocate in my own saliva I think about myself all the time how everyone thinks of me why everyone doesn’t do things the way I do them or the way I expected how no one gets what I say, what I write because no one’s me […]

Reason

Ancient waters flow freely, under a glass ceiling. So thick barely any light escapes. It moves beneath your feet, independent from everything thing else, a constant migration. Independent from you, from your thoughts, and feelings. It does not care, it does not stop, it does not feel. It just does things. One of the biggest […]