Category Archives: mental illness

IT’S A MADHOUSE HERE

Ralph sighed and gazed at pebbles between his slippered feet.  He was unusually lucid today.   The sign says, “Mental health facility” but “It’s a madhouse here;” is what the residents say.  The words sting. Three:  Four siblings, five cousins in grandma’s … Continue reading

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WHY PINK? DON’T KNOW…

“Strange how they leave me in here.  Why pink?   I don’t know.  I understand the shells.  There’s four inches of water in the tub.  I swirl the shells around.  Take the blue ones to make a geometric design.   Then take the … Continue reading

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