Tag Archives: mental illness

Super

I’m super pretty and I don’t know why. That’s the lyric cycling in my head right now, shaming, blaming, containing, restraining, reframing, and draining me into my drink. And then the key tumbling the front door lock echoing down the … Continue reading

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“Does Bikram yoga incorporate any meditation?”

This post happened in a Facebook message thread between myself and an old friend I haven’t seen in a while. I confess that I am a little leery to include this post, because this blog is not about yoga, and … Continue reading

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my little circadian chimera

Narcolepsy dysanea paralysis would Sisyphus and his halfsmiling face agree that man is born free and is everywhere chained, or born, free bouldered heavy pressured to be Camus, by the way, a heartbreaking babe with a weight in his words, … Continue reading

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Found poem: in which we go for a walk and receive an Easter message.

Every once in a while–notably often when the mood is persistently askew, running dark against a bright and humid afternoon filled with illogical blossoms plethora-ing from every tree, harassing the bottomed mood with heavy beauty, blue and bright and daffodil … Continue reading

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To Dotty, With Love.

Today is about taking back power, and you may interpret that as you like. Sometimes things are better coded, close, and as secret as the inside skin of a wrist, slipping out of sleeves only if you are close enough … Continue reading

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black humour and The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Last night we broke our usual routine and went out in the appropriately cold and rainy night to see The Beauty Queen of Leenane at the¬†Langham Court Theatre. This post is not a review, but it is a response, which … Continue reading

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Vonnegut on The Current

This morning (Friday morning) Mark Vonnegut was being interviewed on The Current so I recorded it with my iPhone as I was driving home. He’s written another memoir talking about schizophrenia, or manic depression and psychosis I suppose–the definitions are … Continue reading

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