Holidays: The Season of Depression is Upon Us

by J. Lee Holidays: The Season of Depression is Upon Us Depression increases during the months of November through February. Those alone face that reality of loneliness during Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve and Valentines Day. Single people are reminded how alone they are during the season of celebration. They cannot escape the season thanks to advertisements, displays in stores and postings on social media. Holidays can be the loneliest time. Those who are older may have outlived their family members. Seniors may have no one. Some in the military or…

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One Wicked Ride (To The Light At The End Of The Tunnel)

By Dena Leichnitz It was 12 years ago On this very day That I wished to die And take my life away. — The solution that I sought Was in a bottle of pills And when I laid down to die I prayed they would kill. — I was troubled by a death And yet not by my own For the day that he died My pain had only grown. — I wanted to be reunited And today was not too soon So I swallowed them all down And went…

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