I’ve always struggled to be creative when I’m depressed. I’ve hardly done any writing for several years now; that’s probably obvious from the long silence here. But a few years ago — probably around the time that I was diagnosed with low iron levels — I noticed I was having trouble reading too. It was […]
It feels like 2017 is trying to take all it can from me.
Some of the losses are small, and some — like losing my aunt to cancer — are too big and fresh and complex to process. But it wears at me, feeling like life keeps taking things from me: not just things that […]
This is so beautiful it made me want to cry. (One of my aunts has terminal cancer and only has weeks to live, so I may be sensitive on this subject right now.) Be sure to click through for the whole story — the last frame where he kisses the young girl is wonderful and […]
Spotted this scrap of poetry on Twitter today, and it’s perfect and I don’t want to lose it.
you’re trembling, but he reaches over and
he touches you, like a prayer for which no words exist,
— Richard Siken bot (@sikenpoems) July 25, 2017
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