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I Lost My Mind in May

The journey that landed me so far from home was inside my own mind

Photo by Paul Siewert on Unsplash

Where am I?

I wake from a mean night, and try to shake off combination of anger and fear.

This is not my place.

This is not my bed.




We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.

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