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The Hardest Fight: A Toastmaster Speech

Posted on July 13, 2017 in Bipolar Disorder self-esteem Speeches

There is a harder fight that e.e. cummings did not recognize: the battle with your own mind!

What I Want to Say in My Next Interview

Posted on July 12, 2017 in Disappointment Reflections

I have to tell you the truth: I don’t think you are going to hire me.

The War Inside

Posted on June 6, 2017 in Depression Silicon Valley Uncertainty Writing Exercises

I still wonder if I did the right thing, if I did any good in the world.

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Eating in a diner

Posted on June 4, 2017 in Eating North Carolina Sorrow & Regret Writing Exercises

This was a last day and I was sad.

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What I see in the dark

Posted on June 2, 2017 in Reflections Writing Exercises

The mirrors reflect nothing except the blue light shining off the sheets of the bed.

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My Father’s Eyes

Posted on June 1, 2017 in Childhood Family Writing Exercises

What they had seen!

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Bingo

Posted on May 31, 2017 in Childhood Dogs Humiliation Writing Exercises

I did not cry when my mother wrote to me in Greece to tell me that he was dead.

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I was about to make my escape…

Posted on May 30, 2017 in Flash Fiction Originality & Creativity Writing Exercises

….when I walked into the door and broke my nose — off.

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A Life Change

Posted on May 29, 2017 in Hope and Joy Mania Silicon Valley Writing Exercises

Blessed was that moment,

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Reactions to My Mental Illness

Posted on May 27, 2017 in Bipolar Disorder Neighborhood Stigma

In my manic days, I told everyone.

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Leap and the Net Will Appear

Posted on May 25, 2017 in Attitudes self-esteem Writing Exercises

I have the least good opinion of myself.

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Boadicea’s Dreams

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Cats Dreams Writing Exercises

I have never seen her in my dreams

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