Category Archives: Metaphorical writing

On what it’s like for me to battle recurrent depression.

I’m in a good place now.  Taking care to take care of me.  Building on strengths, taking risks with making new friends. I wrote this piece over a year ago.  I had more than a few episodes of dark, self-destructive … Continue reading

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Writers are a funny breed

I was just recently told I “certainly write alot” by a new email friend.  I had to chuckle, because I know there are some far more prolific writers out there than I.  I have been blogging since about 2008, and … Continue reading

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She, the Warrior

Out of the darkness, She* emerges – battle-worn, bloodied and breathless.  Her sword and her shield now heavy in her hands, She lets them drop them to the grass below. She looks east toward the horizon and sees the morning … Continue reading

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