Bad Choices Meet Anxiety

It’s pulling me, dragging me, yanking my skin from my bones in tiny tremors, and I can’t stop doing things to make it worse. Each step ignites even more aching shudders, ones that drive spikes into my eyes until I scream out, knowing that each bite is my own, each sour drop of pain began […]

Normal

My normal has disappeared. My brain has betrayed me. I wonder if this is how my dad felt, if this is how it started for him. Little tremors, moments of forgetting, stumbling, stuttering, failing. I can no longer get excited or feel afraid which is ironic considering I’m an anxiety-ridden mess. And people talk to […]

Vacancies

Even in the darkness, I am yours. When we are lost, wandering roads cobbled in vacant thoughts, frozen moments, when we are alone, warmth receding from our needy grasps, even then, I am yours. In shadows and fog, in corners and fields, when nothing persists beyond sadness and gloom, I am yours. These dreams you […]