RJ Walker – “My Mother Explains My Depression to Me” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“She says, ‘See? Don’t you feel better?’ And she does not know that I tried to drown myself accidentally on purpose for the second time today.”

Don’t miss this remarkable poem from RJ Walker, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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