Emily LeClair Metcalf

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Blogger at WelcomeToTheGrit.com [Creativity, Spirituality, Mental Illness] •  @moonflickerstone • Author of Glass Slippers: A Journey of Mental Illness 


Cover Photo: Rice Bullies by Emily LeClair Metcalf
Rice Bullies

"Similar to the way people giving up sugar, and cutting back on calories, drink gin or vodka and tonics."

Cover Photo: Photo, Hilton Waikiki, by E.L.M.
Diving Under

This is the doorway into revelation, into self healing.

Cover Photo: Sunnyfield Goat Dairy. Photo by E.L.M.

Somehow losing myself, fighting for solid ground against wells of grief and tears, forgetting my name, being caged and medicated, allowed me to find reality.

Cover Photo: Image on Cover of "Glass Slippers - A Journey of Mental Illness" by Emily Leclair Metcalf
Glass Slippers

And she flies freely into the world

Cover Photo: 2007 Harborview, nice side. ELM
Mutant Scars

A few days after her niece was born, she had gone to the shore and gathered a small bone and a rock.

Cover Photo: Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Sound Deliverance

Life rejected me. Music was there to catch me.

Cover Photo: Heron, Raven, Red-tailed Hawk Feathers
Bungalow In Boston

She sat at her phone, sucked in by the neon light.

Cover Photo: All You Need Is Less by Emily LeClair Metcalf
Cover Photo: Walk the Moon by Emily LeClair Metcalf
Walk the Moon

The distance and the difference between us is just illusion