Baby Michelle Was Melodramatic

It’s Poetry Tuesday! We are going to go back through all my old notebooks and look at the god-awful poetry I wrote when I was an angsty teen and then you will get present day Michelle’s re-interpretation/headdesk horror-filled embarrassment. Trigger warning AGAIN: discussion of suicide Guardian If I close my eyes this will all go…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 2/12/2006 Witty one liner: I used to have schizophrenia, but we’re okay now Quote of the week: [It was cut out] Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): It’s supposedly impossible to sneeze with your eyes open   I can understand why I thought that one liner was funny when I was in…

DPD

Dependence – physical, emotional. Judgment. Chronic. Unsophisticated, genetics distorted. Wish. Environment, submissive. Inadequate, ingratiating, inept. Helpless. Abdicate. Lack, self-effacing. Obsequious. Deny. Subordinate. Deceptive. Avoid. Meek docile mawkish. Self-defeating. Submit. Abuse, intimidation, self-sacrifice. Disconnected, fretful. Vulnerable. Lonely. Engulfed, absorbed, incapable. Masochistic. Obliging, inferior, incompetent. Needy, passive, fear, avoidance, oversensitivity.   Not Me. Genetics and predisposition do…