• Choose life

    Please note: this piece references suicide. The walls are white. Clinical. There's a table between us with my file on it. She crosses her legs, asks "How many times have you tried to kill yourself?" "Three." i whisper. But this is not what i mean to say. What i mean to say is let me tell you about all of the days in between. The ones where i chose life. Let me tell you about ...

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  • Water on Pain

    Please note: this piece references self-harm. Step into the bathtub. Turn the water hot as you can bear, to take the pain away. The fear. The grief. Look down at the scars on your body, made on nights when you were losing your mind. It's okay. Madness is a human emotion too. Whisper "i love you" to your skin, "thank you" for holding all of the stories together and building you new. Lather your hair ...

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