Finding Your Darklight: Tips for Managing Darkling Depression

This is heavily adapted from a piece I previously published at Dirge Magazine, October 2016. I brought back what I thought would be needed, took out anything that was dated, and added a few new things that might be helpful. Image description: Late-Summer flowers poking through a graveyard gate. Finding beautiful things in weird, 'dark', … Continue reading Finding Your Darklight: Tips for Managing Darkling Depression

Mrs. Monkey-Suits and the Dark Beauty of Dementia

Adapted from Dirge Magazine, August 2015 Mrs. Monkey-Suits and the Dark Beauty of Dementia Cw: depictions of memory loss, mentions of violence  She was the last person left in the lounge, so I readied her wheelchair and strolled over with the warmest, least-threatening smile I could muster.  “Good evening! It’s nearly midnight. Would you like … Continue reading Mrs. Monkey-Suits and the Dark Beauty of Dementia