Tag: suicide

January 28, 2017 – The Birth of a Poet

My world of Poetry. My passion. My love. I was 10 when I truly fell in love with words. At the age of 11, I wrote an essay about being black and white, which I read at a general assembly in school. My mom was so proud of me, she bought me a “diary” and assured…
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January 6, 2017 – Dealing With Death

Day six was a doozy. DEATH. I don’t fear many things (well, actually spiders terrify me), but I have had an innate fear of death since I was a young child. I’ve had many brushes with death over time, and I can admit, I’m not so much afraid of how it will happen, It’s more…
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The only difference is your shoes match

I have recently begun to question the greatest frailty of the human condition. Mental illness. As powerful as we have become through the natural progression of evolution, we are still weakened by and oftentimes bested by our own minds. We can create cures for diseases, invent technology, and in essence control all aspects and facets…
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Suicidal thoughts of a Thanatophobe

‎”It is in your darkest hour, when you stand face to face with your inner demons that you understand who you are. It is also when you realize the depth of your strength and faith to overcome the compulsion to quit. The gift that comes from such a realization is knowing that the greater purpose…
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“Rejecting 18 Square Feet…” (New book title)

Not too long ago, I received some news that rocked my world.  It led to an idea for a book, which is always the case with me when I’m experiencing an epiphany. I felt it was time to have a funeral for the woman I used to be and therefore a transcendence to a happier…
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