Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

“They’d Be Better Off Without Me”

Inside the mind of my depression

Photo by Adrien Olichon from Pexels

This morning, Autumn sun filters through the window as magpies gather on the grass and call to one another with their song. I gaze outside and watch as geese stroll in their clumsy line while only the hum of dishwasher and crackle of fire compete with the silence of the house. There is life and movement and sound, and I am present and grounded at this…




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Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Writer. Poet. Spoken Word Performer. Survivor. Warrior.

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