Psychiatrists and social workers had already decided before I was born that I was going to be a mental patient. Continue reading “The Other Half”
I’m spiraling and my mother made me
See a strange woman with a spiteful stare
And I used big words like
Trick-o-till-o-mania and she laughs…
She thinks I make things up.
I think she isn’t worth the frame holding the degree on her wall. Continue reading “BRIGID HANNON”
A Ten-Minute Play
By Carolyn Gage Continue reading “Carolyn Gage”
When you’re ill, and you reach the threshold of what you consider ‘enough pain to warrant treatment,’ you can do a number of things: you can continue to live with the pain, you can try at-home remedies, you can seek out holistic forms of treatment that exist outside the medical realm, or you can go to the doctor.
Pain is a matter of perception. Continue reading “On Being Well”