Through Depression’s Eyes

Photo: CA Hawthorne

There are times when events overwhelm us and there’s a disease that spends every day seeking to do the same. The creek bed, dry and dusty before, becomes a raging Continue Reading →

Make Your Opportunities

Spring hasn’t sprung where I live, she’s kicked in the door. My blood is boiling with sunshine’s warmth and the energy erupting all around me. Walkers. Joggers. Bike riders. People Continue Reading →

When I Was Dead

The tale that is this mended heart. When I was dead… …Time was meaningless, a vague memory important in childhood, but in adulthood passing me by. The past was a Continue Reading →

A Shadow Like Me

I floated in a formless gloom, the sense that up and down were in opposition to where sanity insisted they should exist. I reached for comfort, but found torment instead. Continue Reading →

Value

An empty room. Bare walls, the decorations stripped away, the pink pigment faded to white. The outlines where the paint isn’t peeling exist as hints, as shapes representing a life Continue Reading →

Battling for Treasure

It isn’t long since I discovered the most exquisite treasure… Perhaps several readers are concluding at this point that I’m talking about my writing? Actually, I’m talking about what makes Continue Reading →

The Me I Seek Is Me

Long have I sought that distant land beyond the horizon. Always it was there in my mind, yet just out of reach. And then I arrived, for I’d been there Continue Reading →