Author Archives: GirlZoot

Just a Thought

For instance, what if someone were peering at me right now, through their curtains, the inside of their house dark and still – maybe they’re manic depressive. And they look outside and see me, the personification of a defeated sigh … Continue reading

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deadpool, a venn diagram, and a stab in the face to depression

Incoming and outgoing 08/02/18 #mail #postcards #wedgehead @katieabey awesome postcards. A post shared by girlzoot (@girlzoot) on Aug 3, 2018 at 12:51pm PDT I know depression is a theme for me, but I’m doing what I can right now to … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

As we age, we become our parents; live long enough and we see faces repeat in time. —Neil Gaiman/The Ocean At The End Of The Lane

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Find Your Worth

This month I started a bullet journal. This month I will make an effort. This month I’m joining weight watchers. This month my son turns 27. This month I’m going to keep fighting my depression.   You want an awesome … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

I thought of years of deportment lessons, and geography. I thought of endless meetings of the cabinet ministry, while the sun shone outside. I thought of treaties, and of shipwrecks. If only I had known. One adverse reaction to a … Continue reading

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all by myself

I’m alone. I’m in New York. I’m here to write papers and stories and watch movies and make a short film with a group of students. I’m sort of at a loss right now as all of this is stuff … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

War must always be done out of sight, or it shocks people and they stop immediately. —Catherynne M. Valente/The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making

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those are blue

I’m starting to feel like I’m turning into a Vogon. Not even a cool Vogon that writes poetry. Nope, one of the boring Vogons that only knows the color of each of the forms.

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Just a Thought

However, one of the students who suffered eight months of insomnia wrote an opera shortly after being released from a sleep disorder clinic. Titled I Have Spent Eight Years Learning from the Lives of People Who Truly Broke Free from … Continue reading

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county carnival

Him: I don’t get this song. Me: He is singing about how sexy she is and how he loves licking and kissing her. Him: Never say licking again. I get what it means mom, I just don’t get why it … Continue reading

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