Tag Archives: mental illness

My Melancholy

I’m depressed. At least I think I’m depressed. I’ve spent my whole life convincing myself that I wasn’t depressed, so it’s hard for me to recognize it now. Typically I run away when I start feeling trapped. And that’s what … Continue reading

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Third time’s a Charm… I hope.

I never thought I would be here again… I remember reading an article when I was in my 30’s about an actress in her 50’s with an eating disorder and I recall thinking, “No way will that ever be me!” … Continue reading

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When people show you who they are believe them

  I was watching Oprah one day many years ago when I first heard her share the very wise words of her dear friend and mentor Maya Angelo: When people show you who they are, believe them. It can not be any … Continue reading

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Eye of Her Storm

When words are not enough…

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The Lost Girl

The Lost Girl   I am lost No matter where I go I don’t belong I’m lost I can’t be found It makes me wonder If my time here is done I’m in the water I can’t swim I’m in … Continue reading

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The Story of Us and other Random Poetry

Us Hands Touching / Lips lightly grazing Me. You —Us Together Ours souls touch / Meet in the middle Become One Your face / the stubble rough against my palm The scratch is good / soft is the moment Love … Continue reading

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