The Nether Zone
Welcome to the Nether Zone,
Worry not; you aren’t alone.
We must prolong the festive cheer,
‘Tween Christmas Day and New Year.
This struck a lot of chords with me. Anxiety and depression not only sapped my ability to write effectively and creatively, it also destroyed my desire to read. I went from devouring dozens of books every year for the first 28 years of my life to reading literally none over the past four.