Other creatures fly with far less hope.
At the very least – PTSD starts with “Post”, So I’ve got that going for me…
Why do we push against the things we need the most?
If I ran the zoo (hey, you know what? I do!)
Tracking my software development.
committing to commitment
in various versions
is differently difficult
and beautifully baffling
This canvas was not meant to be pierced.
celestial cycles don’t control all darkness.
Do they ever stop breathing?
now I just feel dumb.
Feelings are foreign to me; at least feelings over which I don’t have some sort of control.
I am currently calling us “Awake Ben” and “Sleeping Ben”, which (because I’m so clever, you know) works on a number of levels, both literally and figuratively.
look back at writings /
thoughts of yore /
and wonder where my /
Working through mental illness is not about being clever. ~ In fact, it’s the opposite of clever. Sometimes you have to stop thinking in order to ever think clearly again.
PTSD / doesn’t happen to me / that’s for soldiers / and survivors of abuse
This is how It Is.
How long can that caterpillar stay in chrysalis before it dies and can never emerge?
Ye who proffer pain and poison
doom and gloom
leaders of the somber cortège
through my mind’s spare room
speak to me, my muses
I am not ready for anything to happen