Symptomatic

Dull ache and pressure felt in my chest, The only remedy to sit down and rest. Ribs feeling bruised, aching and sore, Headache hard breathing impossible to ignore. A wave of symptoms followed by a calm, Of no symptoms at all this virus is no harm. And then all of a sudden from out of … Continue reading Symptomatic

Invisible Illness

Tomorrow, I will be released from the psychiatric hospital. I’ve been here a month, facing down my demons and learning how to rebuild a life torn apart by a brain that doesn’t work quite as it should. My diagnosis is printed, stamped, and signed — the only benchmarks that matter in making something offiziell here in Germany. … Continue reading Invisible Illness