things i thought when my thoughts thought without me is an ongoing, self-indulgent visual poetry anthology where i make sense of the angularity and noise.

with love to my visible & invisble allies. everything you are is hope to me.

lauren holden is a toronto-based creative who feels everything, and writes about it sometimes. her work explores mental health, social justice, and verbal/visual authorship. & feelings, always feelings.

to make sense:

Kids Help Phone

Ontario Mental Health Helpline

Toronto Distress Centres
416-408-4357 or 408-HELP

You belong here.
If you are in crisis, call 911

to feel known:

Literally show me a healthy person,
darcie wilder
Reasons to Stay Alive, Matt Haig
So Sad Today, Melissa Broder
The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath

Please, turn your device sideways.
spinning clock skyscraper skyscraper spinning clock line graph skyscraper spinning clock crane spinning clock distorted faces flower flower yellow and white flower lilac pink flower colourful bush of flowers next
everything is right angles except the curves of our bodies