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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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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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It’s Hard, Friends

Woke up at 1:15pm today in the basement of a friend’s house. Got up, showered, ate cereal, sketched and read, and somehow three and a half hours passed until I was back in bed for a nap. Took said nap … Continue reading

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Stuck In My Head: Chapter #5,080

I am sitting here, in a friend’s home, writing and trying to breathe easy. Life has not been easy, but maybe I will get cut a little slack when it comes to my breath. So as I breathe, I look … Continue reading

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Peace, For Ourselves

  It’s been a fight, but what’s new? I have exhausted some weapons and gathered some more, always adjusting to the battle against depression and anxiety. Today in particular I will say I am pretty pleased with my chosen weapons: … Continue reading

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Sand and Haze

Sitting here in Starbucks, I am really wanting to work on one of the more intellectuals essays I have drafted recently. But unfortunately, I just do not have the brain juice to do that right now. I continue to move … 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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