An Open Letter to My Past – Jay Long

It took me a little time but it finally has come. The gut punch that feels as if it came from the far reaches of the map hitting me squarely. Although our time was short, my love grew quicker than I’d like to admit. Quicker than yours. Deeper than yours. I finally stopped long enough … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Past – Jay Long

Fancy Shoes – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

There's not a simple way to explain the process of this sickness disguised trick or treat surprise guessing game. No easy way to help you understand. But I can tell you; these fancy shoes have never felt good. They feel permanent. They feel like forever swirling around in quicksand turning to concrete. Stuck on a … Continue reading Fancy Shoes – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

Harnessing The Madness – Jacqueline Cioffa

Harnessing The Madness   Don't worry Hush, little mama Dry your acrid, bittersweet, woeful tears   Don't you cry, pretty mama Your darling, happy, freckle-face baby is struggling, fevered, and deliriously HOT   Oh, okay, go on then Go ahead and cry, little mama Cry those real, big-old-salty tears Enough to fill an ocean Squash … Continue reading Harnessing The Madness – Jacqueline Cioffa

The Voice of Madness – Hastywords

The Voice of Madness The story started Once upon a… Midnight scream Paranoid delusions Waltzed lopsided Down dark paths Leading me deep Into its labyrinth Along the way Alice welcomed me As she skipped past She had shaved her head And had grown a tail I bid her a quick farewell Jack sat alone and … Continue reading The Voice of Madness – Hastywords

The Ugly Truth

Stephanie Bennett-Henry and I crossed paths a few of years ago and we clicked immediately. She is the owner of the immensely popular super page, Raging Rhetoric; where she first began debuting her stunning poetry to the delight of her fans.   Stephanie is a southern girl through and through, sweet as candy, sharp as a blade, and … Continue reading The Ugly Truth

MindTrip CROSSFIRE: Bipolar Edition #5

A section where I take one topic and hit it from two different bipolar perspectives. This is the place where we encourage you to join in on the conversation, share your experience, and let us know where YOU stand. MindTrip CROSSFIRE: BIPOLAR EDITION #5 Is Bipolar Disorder a Blessing or a Curse? Contributors: Nicole Lyons & … Continue reading MindTrip CROSSFIRE: Bipolar Edition #5