Tag: depression

Gallery of the Mind – A Poem

I’m sitting on a marble bench and the headset I’m wearing brings a voice into my head. Its tones are familiar, the timber of its words feeling like a caress. “If you turn to look at the canvas on your left, you’ll notice the… Continue Reading “Gallery of the Mind – A Poem”

A Hand, A Heart – A Poem

I find it hard to believe that I’m here again. I’ve realized that I’ve never really left the forest, merely wandered to the edges of it so that I could keep its leaves and branches in my sight. As I’ve circled, the shadows have… Continue Reading “A Hand, A Heart – A Poem”

Remembering You – A Poem

When we first met, I knew that you were the only possible reason For the lack of control over my body which had become a vessel that I no longer knew or understood. Listening to the doctor’s voice, telling me gently that what lived… Continue Reading “Remembering You – A Poem”

Happy Birthday Max Shadow!

I was diagnosed with Relapse and Remitting Multiple Sclerosis nine years ago today. I thought about what I wanted to write to honour today and the following letter to my multiple sclerosis is what came out. I hope you enjoy it. I published this… Continue Reading “Happy Birthday Max Shadow!”

To Conjure Fire – A Poem

I’ve realized that you are still inside of my head, taking up residence, claiming space within my mind when you have no business being there in the first place. I’ve tried to think of why I’ve held so tightly to you and the sound… Continue Reading “To Conjure Fire – A Poem”

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