Chasing Why

By Lauren King

Creative Writing
Lumen Christi Catholic College - Year 12
I find her request completely absurd. The concept that writing will “help me overcome my grievances” is incomprehensible; yet it is “the only way” my psychologist Sage says I can continue in my chosen practice. “Reflect on your understanding of the following three concepts: the human condition, trauma and understanding” - my task for the next few months.  Although I wish to ask “why”, I shall make my thoughts clear - as follows…