So I Start

5 years before, most everything was pink What a beautiful cause What a beautiful way to think What if… but no. I thought    Yet I searched, to my disbelief The green beacon shined As a hopeful motif Against the hate. Seen prior   Emphasizing my loss Such words Made me want to kill my-…

The Green Necklace

“Stigma causes shame, shame causes silence, silence hurts us all” From the first time I read this, I was intrigued. Intrigued in a positive way for sure, but I couldn’t quite figure out why. I joined Active Minds at the University of Maine just a couple weeks into my first semester. Almost instantly I felt…