Drowning on Land

  Not again The world is collapsing around me I can't breathe Please not again Why? Is it because the sun is shining too bright? Deep Breathe in Deep Breathe out Rocking too and fro My boat is about to capsize Please, Please, please 1,2,3.... Shit Shit Shit. I am suffocating and the world is going … Continue reading Drowning on Land

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#whatdepressionlookslike

In the wake of recent events, it seems to me that much of the general public has a misconception of what depression actually looks like. Most people see depression as this: They picture in their head a person overcome by sadness. They have this forlorn look,even crying. Maybe a little unkempt, unshowered and still in … Continue reading #whatdepressionlookslike

A moment of silence

It is 10:49pm. I should be in bed. Yet, the soft tumble of the dryer mixed with the gentle chip of crickets begs me to enjoy the moment of calm. Chaos is every day life with two small boys. My day is filled with the sound of sirens alerting the small town in my child's … Continue reading A moment of silence