Ah, Donna. I get it. Some days figuring out what we are feeling is so difficult. Especially after years of putting a lid on emotions.
“I’m fine!” I’ve said a million times, when I’m not fine at all.
Perhaps my next project should be “Finding My Voice.” I’ve been working on that for years, actually. But I may explore that topic here for a while.
I read a newsletter from Mslexia, and this gave me pause:
“all writers have a particular unconscious furrow that they’re compelled to plough; that they return to obsessively, like swallows painstakingly reconstructing the same nest under the same eaves year after year. They can’t help it,” writer Helen Dunmore says.