Category Archives: Healing Through the Arts

Hidden from view

Here, too, hidden from view With breath abating, I’m patiently waiting To see and be seen, what a wonderful dream Heavy heart, broken apart Fallen tears, restless fears I gave him my youth, he clouded the truth I thought I … Continue reading

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Not with Haste

I adore Mumford and Sons.  They are, quite honestly, medicinal to my soul “Not With Haste” Your eyes they tie me down so hard I’ll never learn to put up a guard So keep my love, my candle bright Learn … Continue reading

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New year, new clarity, new goal

In the year 2014, I’m going to continue to express from the heart while refining my writing. I wanted to share my new “about this blog” page here.  It was written originally as a response to a blog post over … Continue reading

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Echoes of the past

During the week between the 15th and the 21st of December, I was struggling a great deal with what I believe were somatic memories of what happened last year as well as partial dissociation.  The following is something I wrote … Continue reading

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The Lethality of Loneliness

I just wanted to share an article and some quotes from an article in the New Republic online magazine I read about loneliness. But first, an impossibly long preface: I have known profound loneliness at times, even though I have … Continue reading

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