Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees

TW: anti-Arab racism, bullying, violence, mental illness, dissociation, unreality, eye horror (not trauma to eyes) I don’t remember the first fight I was in. Part of that’s because it’s hard to tell the difference between a fight and being pushed around; bullying versus confrontation. But I remember one in particular, because it was one of … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.20: The Forest For The Trees

The Gremlin’s Library: Your Strange Fortune by Chloe N. Clark

Digging into a new poetry book is always kind of like opening a box of chocolates. Either it'll be a little dull, or - in the best cases - it's full of treats, all a little different from each other. Chloe N. Clark's Your Strange Fortune is definitely the latter. It's also an incredibly haunting … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: Your Strange Fortune by Chloe N. Clark

The Gremlin’s Library: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

TW: This book and review deals heavily with mental illness, hallucinations/delusions, and the claustrophobia of deep cave exploration. It's part of the nature of the literary world, at this point, that I will hear something About a book and how it's good and still know very little about it. Perhaps, like with Every Heart a … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.19 – What We Owe To Each Other

tw: mental illness, racism/police brutality referenced/discussed, inferred/imminent violence, hallucinations/unreality Every day—every fucking day—for the last. How long? How goddamn long? I was putting out fires, and when I wasn’t putting out fires, I was causing them by mistake, or untangling social situations I’d had no part in creating, or making sure my own mind wasn’t … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver – 2.19 – What We Owe To Each Other