I shrink inside myself/I stretch Wider than my skin

The space I take up depends on my distance from the walls: I am always the center point of a circle desperately trying to keep the radius the same between neutron-me and the cramped condo corners, me, screaming, and the suburb streets, my stormwide-spirit and the ocean’s heart. *** If you enjoy this poem, considerContinue reading “I shrink inside myself/I stretch Wider than my skin”

Just an observation

It’s strange to me, that I can experience something on a constant basis, and some people straight up don’t believe that’s even a thing. Like, anxiety when trying to fall asleep. Like, having the unprovoked urge to burst into tears. Like, having a conversation and ending it totally drained, emotionally and mentally. It’s strange howContinue reading “Just an observation”

January 9th, 2022/ink to the bees

Today’s Prompt: What do people incorrectly assume about you? (my train of thought upon seeing this prompt: “I don’t know what people assume about me, it’s in their heads.” “Ooh, what if you knew what was in people’s heads?” “Ooh let’s write a poem about telepathy.” So here we are.) Thoughts don’t have edges theContinue reading “January 9th, 2022/ink to the bees”

Cory’s Story: Scarlet and the canyon

Hello. My name is Cory. I’m the advisor of this system. Advisor? System? What is that? Technically, the psychologists call it an “internal self-helper,” but I came up with “advisor” before we ever talked to them. I help organize and guide the members of our system. Including you. I’m…part of a system? Who are you?Continue reading “Cory’s Story: Scarlet and the canyon”