Clouds, Jellyfishes, and Automatons


Like a wispy cloud floating aimlessly across azure skies that could turn midnight black at any moment, you wake up without purpose – your mind going blank on you without warning, turning vacuous like a drifting jellyfish that has accidentally latched onto life without knowing how or why. Then, just as suddenly you begin to […]

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Criminal Minds as Therapy

Criminal Minds

I fell asleep last night while watching Criminal Minds reruns. If I didn’t have anywhere to be today I wouldn’t have gotten up, taken a bath, and stopped short my TV series marathon. My husband didn’t want me to watch Criminal Minds. He believes the episodes are not help me cope with the mental illness […]

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Hoping for an End


The battle that rages inside my head Is now at a standstill, I guess. The soldiers are resting their weary bones, Tending to their wounds. Their fights now come in spits and spurts; Sometimes zealous and feisty; Other times, sluggish and slow. Maybe they are losing their love for the war. Maybe they are finally […]

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