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the Periodic Writer

I stole all of the words, but the thoughts are original.

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mental health

Awkward Moments

I stood awkwardly in the janitor's closet of my therapist's office for a few minutes before working up the nerve to leave.  I was worried that the foundation of positive thinking stitched together in the last 55 minutes could be tangled,... Continue Reading →

Like That – A Poem by Kendall Lynn

I bled on the snow for six blocks until I embraced the unnatural chill at my ungloved tip, followed by a pulse I imagine in moments like this. To think it must be sealing just as quickly as the sound in my mind. It's not, so I... Continue Reading →

Better – A Poem by Kendall Lynn

A boil builds beneath his rimless frames. The boy is all that's shared within their home. The car is warm, stilling wicked winter. Perhaps, it fades along the drive away. The boy becomes entranced by gates of snow. Inside a queen... Continue Reading →

Happy Thoughts

On my face are the wrinkles of happy, I don't let sorrow stick around anymore. Though we learn from the ones we envy, our lines are defined by the ones we adore. I've made peace in the turning of pages.... Continue Reading →

I can be in love, and on guard, there are no rules.

One Drive at a Time

Tensely shivering in my igloo exhaust, I wonder how long this defrosting will take. But then I allow my mind to get lost and my shoulders happily seize the break. I regain time by zipping through yellows, though I don't... Continue Reading →

a title Fit For perfectionists.

Tend to obsess, it's what I do. Those who rhyme will get that too. It doesn't matter what or who, is my project when I'm due. I'll untether myself from you, but dizzy dreams that follow suit reveal shadows of... Continue Reading →

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