Why I write!


I write to keep my demons at bay

darkness descends, I long for day.

Putting my demons on the page

helps me lessen the terrible rage.

The rage within must not get out!


About Tessa

My name is Tessa Dean and I am an author and blogger. My writing styles vary and I love writing using prompts. I am also writing my first book, a Memoir entitled "Government Property - A Memoir of a Military Wife".  This is being published on the blog rather than the traditional way. I am putting up chapters as I go along. I keep my blog filled with useful content, stories, and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. I have also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. I also wrote a series of articles on Bipolar Disorder for IBPF (International Bipolar Foundation). I am in my 60’s and disabled which allows me plenty of time to write to my heart’s content. I live in southern New Jersey and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. My oldest grandchild is a Sargent in the United States Marine Corps.
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19 Responses to Why I write!

  1. El Guapo says:

    Though it does get out, purified, in the writing.


  2. Lucy says:

    I can relate to that rage. Writing helps me keep it in check. Thank you for sharing! Looking forward to following you 🙂


    • Tessa says:

      Thank you for following me. I tried to leave a comment on yours and the captcha did me in. i gave up after about 10 times, which is more than I usually do. I usually give up after 2 tries. Thank you for following me. My rage definitely needs a different outlet so I don’t end up with another “vacation.” 🙂


  3. Draug419 says:

    I like this! It has a sort of mantra feel to it. I could imagine someone muttering it as they punch out their next 1,667 words for NaNoWriMo (:


    • Tessa says:

      Hmmmm a mantra, how nice, but I think you are right. Thank you! Maybe I should print it out and hang it in front of my computer with my fortune cookie which states: “You are far more talented than you think.” Thank you for stopping by!


  4. jannatwrites says:

    It sounds like writing puts you in control of how your emotions are expressed. I think many of us see it that way as well 🙂 Good luck on NaNoWriMo!


    • Tessa says:

      Thank you Janna! Writing is one thing that helps keep me grounded. Usually! Life just became too much a few weeks ago and I needed an intervention. I am back on an even keel for the moment. I would like to complete NANOWRIMO one of these years or at least get closer.


  5. It is good that the rage and demons do find some release.


  6. vbholmes says:

    By the time you finish NaNoWriMo you’ll have no room left for any emotions–Good luck!


  7. Lumdog says:

    Well, that sounds a little scary but it sounds like the writing helps. You gave us a stark, vivid poem.


  8. timkeen40 says:

    Let that rage out but in a controlled way. No one ever really dies on the pages.

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  9. Izrael says:

    I felt that writing is always the soul of oneself. It is the reflection of who we are as a person and how we perceived things in this world. Writing is such a powerful tool that empower one to be.


  10. Susan Langer says:

    We all let our demons out in different ways. Mine come out in my poetry. ;\


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