"The Future" - A Powerful Poem for World Mental Health Day

The worst thing about being naked and then being hit by a car is that road rash is a problem for skin.   Why was I naked in the middle of the road at noon? I'm glad you asked, imaginary other half of this conversation! I have no idea. Some characteristics of bipolar disorder include dissociation, hallucinations, and fugue states, so sometimes, I wake up in places I didn't go to sleep.  Has this ever been a problem? My, you are inquisitive, imaginary conversation partner! And also a bad listener. See aforementioned attempt to befriend a windshield.  So there I am, nude, rolling on the hood of a car screaming about the government conspiracy to take away my feet. Not my real feet, just my brain feet.  I'm about six inches from the concrete when I realize, in slow motion: like the exact... read more
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"The Future" - A Powerful Poem for World Mental Health Day