have you ever thought about killing yourself? i have. for many, many years i thought that was totally normal. it wasn’t until my life got much better that i noticed the absence of this soothing thought: to just disappear myself … now, when that kneejerk image arises occasionally, i know it’s a warning sign: something’s… Continue reading suicide
heaven. i’ve always liked the sound of the word – the soft consonants immediately conjure up the fluffy clouds of my childhood image of heaven – it’s like this huge, downy, unimaginably comfortable bed up there where the sky is always blue and the sun, stars and moon always shine. maybe there are harps playing… Continue reading heaven
abrakadabra into this evening, this evening of mist and silvery-grey clouds abrakadabra flies the crow, the big, big, crow, can you see it – ? no you can’t, it’s made of stuff you can’t touch but it’s there, can you feel it – ? aaah, yes, abrakadabra the evening crow with its big wings, and… Continue reading oh! it’s poetry month!
okay, after great breakfast meeting with raul this morning, we’re starting to roll with this year’s mental health camp! the theme this year is diversity! maybe even with the exclamation mark 🙂 it was through great conversations with jay peachy and steven schwartz that we came up with the idea. diversity is about diversity of… Continue reading mental health camp YVR ’11: diversity