[one year ago] strength is what we gain / from the madness we survive :or: having a very public nervous breakdown

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[originally published one year ago today, January 20, 2017…later that day I checked into a residential mental health facility for one week]

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strength is what we gain / from the madness we survive :or: having a very public nervous breakdown

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[originally published one year ago today, January 20, 2017…later that day I checked into a residential mental health facility for one week]

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connection, authenticity, vulnerability…oh my!

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I am a writer who lost my voice. What’s a writer with no voice? A tortured soul. An affliction. Like a swimmer who has lost a lung. A pianist who’s lost his hands. Like a singer whose vocal chords have been severed.

The craft was lost. The lifeline cut. The music silenced.

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