Why torture yourself
Why torture yourself / About who you should be / Into oblivion / Of who they all are.
Symbols to heal
That place within / The body / That is always / Trying to do something.
So many four leaf clovers / Waiting to be found. / They hide themselves / Amongst the three leafs
I was asked if I had a ghost story
I was asked if I had a ghost story. / I delved into my memory. / I have believed many strange things…
I looked at those numbers / On an old note pad I kept / For some reason or other / And wished I’d just slept.
The need to scream
Sometimes / People need to scream / In a sound proof room. / Let the voice boom
There was a man with schizophrenia
There was a man with schizophrenia / Whose thoughts were too linear.
There was a man who was suicidal
There was a man who was suicidal / Who spent his days totally idle.
There once was a man who was insane
There once was a man who was insane / Wanted to graft part of his brain / Onto a caterpillar
There was a woman who was awry
There was a woman who was awry / She said she wanted to fall down and die. / She tried many ways / It was a passing faze / That ended when …
Sense memory and psychosis
The capacity for the mind to make up imaginary stimulus is infinite, one need only think of this ability during masturbation and realise, y…
Must always try to be out there / Getting everything out there / Take what is inside yourself / And place it out there.
Ug. Erk . Eek. / Slug crawl sleep / Yawn scorn / Wish I’d never been born / Tear wreck forget
Seven of nine
Seven of nine you are so fine / With your luscious lips and pouting boobs, / Ocular implant over the eye / And suit that says: she ain’t sh…
Rainbows aren’t a crime
Charge me with an offence. / Don’t say that’s irrelevant / Because that’s not making sense.
Protection and duty of care
Not all members of the community / Are aware that they can anytime / Call psychiatric services / On a person who / Has a history of attemp…
I’m trying to find a loop-hole / In these loopy laws / That say that that torture / Can be used / On people who do not abuse.
You must comply / Or we’ll stick our nanoprobes in you / Wonder what Startrek / Was talking about and who / When they wrote the Borg.
Psychotropic driving and the media
There are no campaigns about warning people to never operate machinery or drive while on psychiatric medication.
Human rights violations
The psychiatric system currently is a cruel, damaging system of punishment, which does not help, rather wrecks, causes trauma, frightens an…
How could you
How could you not know? / Don’t you care about me? / How could you not know? / We’ve talked about it / A zillion times. / How could you not…
Tom’s potential light-bulbs
There was a young man named Thomas / Who really didn’t show much promise. / His teacher said he was addled / And that he needed to be paddl…
Children are psychotic by nature
Children are psychotic by nature. They believe in all sorts of things like fairies, Santa Claus, the ToothFairy, Easter bunny. Most of the …
Riding with Morpheus
It’s not exactly sleep-walking, it’s more sleep-waking, but it’s somewhere in between worlds, a limbo of not quite awake to reasoning and l…
They tell me to be quiet
When I’d rather cause a riot / And have everyone screaming / Out their eccentric meaning. / They tell me to be quiet / But my stomach is on…
Protesting my arrest
We protested loudly / We made ourselves heard / We let ourselves be known / And together raised the tone.
Faery dust in the pockets
Faery dust in the pockets / I have faery dust in my pockets / To sprinkle on the road / And make rainbows appear
I pulled myself from the wreckage / Straightened my spine / And looked down at all those things / That were attached to me
Percipience, chapter 13: Mind minimalism
My tongue poked from cheek and round about as I tried to tell a nurse how I kept fainting and hitting my nose on the floor. She tittered an…