Born Crazy: A Video Poem

"You're crazy." How often have you heard this phrase thrown around, either flippantly, in jest or to victim blame someone who has overcome or is recovering from abuse? I heard this often as a post-cult teenager and well into my adult years. While I was actually dealing with the behavioral aftermath of being an extremely … Continue reading Born Crazy: A Video Poem


So much to say, Once held back By attacks I Retrace my tracks As silently they Watch and wait. It won't dissipate. Fear is an illusion. I invite these intrusions To include truth Even if it hurts you. Surgery is painful To the human skin. Ignoring the wound We can rot from within, Until we … Continue reading Kaleidoscope