Complex Simplicity

Complex Simplicity

Poetry continues to be the best way in which I can feel the world and my place in it. It has gotten me through some of the worst my depression and anxiety could offer, and, I feel, it can provide those that do not live with mental illness far more than an analytical understanding of the disease.

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Laugh Until that Becomes the Reason You Hurt

Laugh Until that Becomes the Reason You Hurt

For a time, comedy was my singular source or joy. I could revel in a witty observation or a ridiculous premise by people who thought fast while I was thinking slow. Comedy was a life preserver in the truest sense of the term. My ability to laugh is part of why I am still alive today.

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