Category: mental health

We Have To Put An End To These Mass Shootings…

Trigger warning… stay safe, friends. We absolutely have to. Innocent people are dying because of mass shootings, more in the United States than anywhere else, because we’re simply not doing anything about it. Are guns the issue? Yes. But do I believe mental health…

In The Woods Series, #3

What’s it feel like to be free? Think of the time you listened to the waves, The ocean tucking you in, to drift off into a slumber that only the moon can see. Think of the time you laid under the night sky filled…

Letters to the Departed, #2

I bought a flower for you and before I could even plant it in the ground, it b l o o m e d. It’s pink, which was your favorite color. I can’t wait to find a place to plant it. I’m going to…

In The Woods Series, #2

When the part of you that dies with me rises up like the undead and grasps on to the souls of the martyred with it’s bloody claws, I’ll simply stand still and say, “I told you so.” Bloodied face, fingernails chipped from holding on…

In The Woods Series, #1

Sometimes the person you would take a bullet for is the one behind the trigger. What is trust anymore? You can’t trust even a best friend to stay faithful, yet the enemy remains true to destroying you. The monsters scare you consistently, yet a…

Letters to the Departed, #1

Talked about you in therapy today. I cried a lot. I miss you. I know you’re in heaven and pain free, but I miss you a lot down here, poop head. I’m gonna keep staying strong for you. I’m lonely, though. I miss your…

For Mama, on Mother’s Day

I could write an entire book on my mother because the things that she does for me, my dad, my sisters, and my nieces and nephews are unmeasurable. I won’t write a book (this time), but what I wanted to write today is too…