How Hemingway Eases the Discomfort of Depression

Photo Credit: Amberleigh Storms

I’ve been sinking, feeling down about everything but nothing, really. I wake, heave myself from the bed and open the blinds to let the sunlight in.

What I saw were fluffy, white snowflakes dancing from a darkened sky against the nakedness of trees. It was still snowing, just as the winter storm forecast predicted. I stand there, transfixed by the flakes flailing about in midair.




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Erika Storms

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I blog to stay sane.

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