Dear Denial

“It’s taken awhile, but you’ve almost disappeared. I just find fragments in the mornings, in a semiconscious state, while I’m waking but still tethered to a dream. Sometimes I am flying or dancing or lying in bed with Leonard Cohen touching my perfect body with his mind. My perfectly healthy body — with two swinging arms and two steady legs and a brain brimming with dopamine. That’s the body I have beneath these sheets. Before I’m wide awake. Before remembering wrecks everything.” – p. 78  Most Of Me


About Robyn Michele Levy

I am an artist, writer, radio broadcaster, performer, mother, breast cancer survivor. I also have Parkinson's disease. My memoir, Most of Me, is available at local and on-line bookstores.
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2 Responses to Dear Denial

  1. prewitt1970 says:

    So very well put.

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