What’s Home?

The ride pulls out of the bus stop at about quarter to seven. It’s a cold and moody morning in the city of flamingos. Am hungry and tired. And cranky. I haven’t had anything that may be classified as sleep in the last thirty or so hours. Am still high on the energy drinks I … Continue reading What’s Home?


Done & Dusted

Disclaimer: This post is extremely SHORT Back in primary school, I always wondered how simple everything was. I mean, there was a way the teacher made everything so simple and easy to learn. You know, like the story of Simon Makonde. It was more of a song really. Helped us remember the sequence in which … Continue reading Done & Dusted

Dear Depression…

Because it Mental Health Awareness Month…

The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

Dear Depression

Hey there.

I know you’re here.

I wrote a letter to OCD before, but I realized I never wrote one to you. I wanted to take this time to acknowledge your existence as well.

Depression, you are ugly, strong and beastly. I always thought you would never be part of my story. I never wanted to get to know you, and I don’t wish even for my worst enemy to have you as their story.

You crept up into my life out of nowhere. I thought I was just overly stressed, but you slowly took over my thoughts and ran me over. The thought of you makes me shiver, but I am here to talk to you, face to face, and share how you may have try to wreck me, but you only made me stronger.

I thought I had it all, being a young research fellow, preparing for…

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