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Counter Arts

Embrace the SAD Months

Let them teach you in their unique way

Photo by Eyasu Etsub on Unsplash

I’m heading into the dark times with the intention of resting, instead of becoming depressed.

I’ve come to this after a lifetime of suffering from SAD, seasonal affective disorder. The holidays for me aren’t the fun, sparkly time they’re supposed to be. Rampant consumerism combined with my personal poverty means that I can’t shower anyone with gifts. I find…

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Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers