IMAGE DESCRIPTION FOR DRIFTING (A VENT COMIC)
CW: Contains mentions of death of people & pets, dentists/dental work, a mild vehicular accident, abandonment, & other stressful themes.
A black background with yellow & purple planets & stars. In the center it reads in yellow handwriting “I feel like I am drifting.”
A blue background that looks like water or a mirror. There is a silhouette of a person looking into the mirror in the bottom half of the mirror. It reads in blue handwriting “It is a transitional period but I don’t like now knowing what I will see.”
A white background with a cute off silhouette of a stylized heart in the bottom half of the image. There are blue squiggly lines like tears & a pink rectangle in the top half. “Three deaths in a week” it reads in black handwriting. Inside the heart there are painted sad closed eyes & below that, a small illustration of a brown guinea pig, a white rabbit, & an older man with gray hair, black framed glasses, pale skin, & a red shirt.
An illustration of two car tires with stylized shocked lines coming out from them & a curb & storm drain under the tires. Above that is a small green rectangle. In black handwriting it reads “Got distracted while driving in my neighborhood, ran up over storm drain curb, blew two tires.”
A white background with a wide purple construction paper stripe down the center. In the center is a painted tooth with a crack down the side & a yellow background behind it. In black handwriting it reads “Got decayed wisdom tooth pulled, first tooth extraction ever.”
A white background with black, red, & blue pen scribbles & squares of metallic color, in black handwriting it reads “On Top of All That, late for work twice, getting dog’s heart murmur diagnosed (he is okay but it was stressful), car troubles, two stressful AF work weeks”.
A white background with a strip of black tape down the right side that has planets printed on it. On the left there is a painting of a small green plant. In black handwriting it reads “And a lot of the stability I had come to rely on became UNSTABLE & UNCERTAIN.”
A white background with neon pink, orange, green, & yellow rectangle office supply stickers. In black handwriting on each one it reads one of the following phrases from the top sticker to the bottom sticker, “I don’t know how I feel about this”, “Will I be alone now?” “Everyone leaves?” “I will never get to know what that is like”, “I don’t deserve to”, “What do I actually want?”, “What if it is not worth it?”
A white background with a pen outline of a person with short hair wearing a t-shirt. In black handwriting above them, it reads “I have too many questions…& no answers…I hate uncertainty.”
A green background with a painting of a brown treasure chest with a gold lock on a darker green background with yellow sparkle lines coming out from the top of it. In black handwriting, it reads “I just want to have stability again.”