Mental health and music
Mental health crisis
We were sitting in a hotel room in St.Louis; my mom is on the phone with tears streaming down her face. She hangs up and dials another number and starts asking a bunch of questions about flights. Then the phone is lying silently on the table. Her voice is desperate as she begs my fatherContinue reading “My Pawfect Friend”
Kiss your toes Wiggle your ears Do the dance of a fool man Clap your hands Listen to the jolly tune If you look silly no one will care Because everyone is joining in Everyone is following in step If it doesn’t make sense No worry Just follow the music Like everyone else Don’t getContinue reading “Conformity”
A short poem about hope.
I attended a very unique college for multiple. One it is the highest college on the East Coast, as the joke went, in more ways than one. It is also the only college on the East Coast that had a wildlife center on campus as part of the program. Instead of classes, we attended shifts.Continue reading “Keep Your Shirt On: An Owl Rescue Tale”
I’m standing in Verizon, completely panicking. I had just bought this phone two months earlier after I gracefully dropped mine into a river. My tank is empty, I can’t find my debit card, and I have $31.27 to my name. Did I also mention that my home and the nearest family member were roughly 1,600Continue reading “Lost in Minneapolis”