Mental Health Month

Dear humans who read this, Please care for yourselves this month (and always) ♥️ Remember that #selfcare doesn’t have to be yoga or meditation or hiking or reading or solitude or socializing or whatever you’ve had proscribed. Do what brings your brain peace and comfort. For me, this means minding my plants, writing poems, recording…

Friendless fear

Nobody likes me. And so a panic attack is drummed up from this insistent worry, enveloped in fear, that I have no friends. I make lists. These names of every person I consider a friend. Categorized in outlines, all my life’s connections stack like a tiered cake frosted in gaslit fear. With years of collegiate practice, my…