like an egg

Sometimes my emotions overwhelm me and my energy drains away, like an overfull tub. Like there is too much inside of me and I start to crack. My shell is too thin and I can’t keep the feelings inside anymore. I just want to feel like I can trust myself not to break.

Journal page from September 2017. First time the art really started to leak through the cracks in my fracturing control. Text: “Sometimes my emotions overwhelm me and my energy drains away, like an overfull tub. Like there is too much inside of me and I start to crack. My shell is too thin and I can’t keep the feelings inside anymore. I just want to feel like I can trust myself not to break.”

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