ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Emotionality

A poem

Photo by Jane Boyd on Unsplash

Emotions surge high unexpectedly,
Anger, feelings of betrayal, and frustration.
One conversation triggers a hurricane of negative feelings.
Years of self-control lose the battle to the torrential upsurge of sentiments.
Any reference to the past brings an avalanche of feelings that play havoc with mental health.
It feels like a tornado has just hit the roof.
Calmness returns after a momentary but momentous relapse.
The brain has…

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Dr. Fatima Imam

Dr. Fatima Imam

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Poet, writer, historian, educator, advocate of underrepresented voices, and cat lover.