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

Save It

Save the idle banter And the petty, senseless chatter For the next innocent victims Of your self created disaster. Save the sad, sad stories And the sudden change of tune For the tide that brings the drowning When it all decapitates you. Save it for the others Who love to gasp and smother In the … Continue reading Save It

A List and a No Show

I make notes before I go to therapy sessions. Mainly because my thoughts become jumbled, I begin to go all over the place, switching and moving through moments, talking so fast my therapist's head looks like a cat following a laser light. So if I have a guideline for what I want to discuss I … Continue reading A List and a No Show