I don’t know if it’s just me, but lately, so much of what I read or see online feels charged with emotion. There’s no apathy. Nothing feels phoned-in. It’s … well, beautiful, I guess. Occasionally sad. Really intense.
As are a few of these links. I tried to throw a little levity in there, too, just to provide some balance. But even so, more than one of these might have sent me to “The Crying Place.” I hope you like them, nevertheless.
Hieu Nguyen’s performance at the 2013 National Poetry Slam is so. damn. powerful. Watch it.
One of the best essays on the topic of depression I’ve ever read: Miles and Miles of No Man’s Land.