I Cannot Summon That State Of Mind: In And Out Of That Depressive “Fog”

“Fog’s so thick/you can’t even spy the land.” ~Bob Dylan

I have written about depression before. In many ways, it is ineffable, and indescribable. It is exists in a place beyond words.

Good descriptions of *it* exist, like in William Styron’s excellent book, Darkness Visible. Stryon’s description of his descent rings true. Been there, done that. Darkness, for me, descended in the teenage years, and came on like an intermittent fog in the time since, with better and worse times, and a…