Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Did You Take Your Meds?

As soon as you’re diagnosed with anxiety and depression, you aren’t allowed to have emotions.

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Sobbing is a mechanism, and I have learned that stifling it is akin to sending a freight train into the ocean: The form is still there, but the function suffocates.

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Josie ElBiry

Josie ElBiry

3x Top Writer “This Happened to Me”. Creative nonfiction, short fiction and poetry. Thank you for reading.