Author Archive: steveimperato

Heartbreak

it was heartbreak, i swear it was. pharmaceutical coated heartbreak. when i was diagnosed with the rapid cycling bipolar, it wasn’t really the “illness” that caused me to effectively lose a decade. no, it was the reaction to the meds,…
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Angles

unfocused and illiterate, i managed my way through school, as best i could. there were even scholarships and awards involved. i made it halfway through college before the a.d.d. and whatnot ruined me completely. the angles. there are always angles….
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Trains

do not flail about. remember, he said to remain calm above all else. he said that, i recall now. i stand in the train station, between the tracks of a hundred intersecting trains. they are coming in too fast, too…
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Selling my soul

i could just, well, not write about my experiences with mental variation. i could be the proverbial strong and silent type. i could just call it mental illness like everyone else. i could just not submit pieces to websites that…
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Go big

go big or go home. the new promotion jump started. the wedding. the international honeymoon. exposing my mind to a greater level through several online venues. all within the span of one week. all of this is happening now, presently….
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