Ever since I was a child I knew I didn’t fit in this world. I knew something was “off” and I didn’t belong here. Suicide was a tempting idea when I was consumed by that feeling. Then I began to unearth the abuse and trauma I had dealt with throughout the entirety of my life. Add on depression and anxiety and you can see why I have written every word in this book. This, for lack of a better way to put it, is my life’s work.
The Results of a Failed Abortion: A Collection of Poems is available now.