Category Archives: Father

My search to find the capital F in father

‘Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.’ “On Children”, ‘The … Continue reading

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The State Of My Mental Health

“They tried to make me go to rehab, but I said ‘no, no, no.’ Yes, I been black, but when I come back, you’ll know, know know.” Honestly, in retrospect, only Amy Winehouse will ever own that song. Well, the … Continue reading

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Today I Have My Own Name

“In memories there is no blood. No sound. Just vague, half-blurred remembrances that may, or may not be concealing something else. The mind is a sieve. Only fragments remain of hopes, loves, fears, hates and desires. Pictures fade. The only … Continue reading

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Setting Fire To My Father’s Paper Trail

“…my father believed he was a great man who was in the middle of a great revolution, and things get sacrificed during revolutions. Like family…. The truth is pretty simple, however, my father told lies that corrupted and nearly killed … Continue reading

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Cue The Orchestra Because My Core Issue Has Finally Taken The Stage Dun Dun Duuun

“[I]t’s something I’m just starting to work out myself, but the manic depression actually feels or seems in retrospect as though it was much easier in comparison to deal with. Maybe it has to do with the bipolar depressions being … Continue reading

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The First Post Marking The End Of My Second Year

The second year of Salted Lithium ends on November 14, 2008. This post is part one in a series looking back at the last two years. The idea of these Anniversary Posts is to encourage people to hopefully take part … Continue reading

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