Tag Archives: mental illness

Powdered Air: Hospital Visit

I sit in a glasshouse car watching crows squat in the wind over the hospital buildings with bricked up eyes tumble out of line merge with knot weed and hungry asphalt grey lipped with oil ringing with years of fanbelts … Continue reading

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Patient Screening

Today is Friday. I am safe – protecting both others and myself from the urges that control my body. Two hundred years ago I would have been sent to the priest to loosen the grip of the demon within – … Continue reading

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