Sketchbook Idea. Form something new from what is already there. Be poetic! Don't let the written word scare you if you don't normally work in it. Learn to use words in your art in ways no one would expect!
I know this is over used and over heard but this is actually the truth because if you think about it whenever you try and block out the pain and bottle it up it will exhert itself in any means possible.. in tears.. in anger.. in inpatience... in sorrow