I am both paralyzed and restless, my mind does not stop for fear yet does not move for the same fear that will drag me under. When I am not gasping for air I breathe deeply, trying to take in some small sign of life and yet my chest is empty. My skeleton and my … More Departed

With me

He is with me. When I open my eyes, When I sleep at night, When I take the first step outside that leaves me breathless with fear.   He is with me. When I smile or when I choke back tears that refuse to fall the way they used to, now that I am numb. … More With me