Storm

At midnight the weather breaks, The sky tears apart at the seams, Ripping beneath a knife-slash of light. (inside, beneath a white sheet for the humidity of the summer night, she wakes) This is the witching hour; This is when cats sniff the air with wide eyes And twine their…

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When I Failed

I failed your test. I’m sorry. I didn’t do anything the way you planned out for me. To pass your test, I was supposed to value wealth above happiness. To pass your test, I was supposed to place my career above my friends. To pass your test, I was supposed…

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It’s Time To Talk About Mental Health

An e-mail pinged into my inbox recently, alerting me to the fact that the week starting the 8th of May will be the Mental Health Foundation’s annual awareness week. This year the theme is Surviving Or Thriving — focusing on the difference between the two, and how a person might get from…

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