Tag Archives: mental health

A Caustic Summer (Excerpt 2)

An excerpt from A Caustic Summer. A novella by Brady Tighe. Available now! 1st Circle of Sober Hell The Unmade Bed of Sleepless Hot Nights It’s too hot to sleep, and so you toss and turn among the sheets and … Continue reading

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10.20.2016

I have come to a place of complete exhaustion. The body is no longer willing to move forward. All of the travel, the writing, the living, the working, has waylaid me in a way that I didn’t think possible. However, … Continue reading

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Panic Attack

I wake up and seek my keys I try and pack I’m looking for a bag for my toothbrush I need my keys I’m staring at a dead leaf on the floor when I should be moving to pack I … Continue reading

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A Silent Way

I am walking down an endless hallway from behind closed doors I hear cellos TV commercials the game snoring and voices gripped with a hushed danger. There is a song in my head A Silent Way by Miles Davis I … Continue reading

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$5.99 Soup (For Pagliacci’s.)

I had decided to take a mental health day. There would be no cigarettes and there would be no drinking. A day like that, I reasoned, would be the best way to get over the cold that had been fucking … Continue reading

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