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“What Else but The Self?” — A poem

“What Else but The Self?” A poem by T. LaReveur   I picked up a cheap copy of “Self-Reliance and Other Essays” by Ralph Waldo Emerson the other day it caught my eye the term “Self-Reliance” and I thought how … Continue reading

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Gasping for air in the (sub)conscious

Life is pretty fucking insane, man. ……………………………………………………………………………………….. I’m not someone who gets really superstitious about, or obsessed with, dreams. I do not believe that my dreams secretly hold the key to me as a person, to my life, to my … Continue reading

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Digging Up Dark Roots, Part One: “Trigger Year”

Currently I am seeing my therapist three times a week. Three times is a lot. I explained to her that I feel a substantial amount of shame over seeing a mental health professional this frequently. “It is like my seeing … Continue reading

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(something nudged me back to you)

  Dear WordPress, I have missed you. I took a long time away from you, and figured that I would just keep journaling and call it quits on the whole blog endeavor. But increasingly over the last few months, I … Continue reading

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Deep Sighs

I’ve had a good handle on my mental health for a few months now, and my physical wellbeing is threatening to end that golden streak. I saw another doctor today. The 8th doctor I’ve seen in the last 3 months. … Continue reading

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Medical Withdrawal, Round Two

It’s the last hour of December 1st, 2015 and I am sitting at my desk at home, having just made official my decision to withdraw medically from the semester. I never thought that I would have to take one semester … Continue reading

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But The Stings and The Blows, They Rage On In a New and Terrifying Way

I am all at once tired, weary, sad, tearful, angry and frustrated. But in the midst of all of this, even when I almost want to, I cannot stop chasing after God. The last several weeks have been difficult. I … Continue reading

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