Tools

If smallness bothers me, I humiliate others. If inadequacy nags, I tell others they are not perfect. Emptiness in my life drives me to get involved in other lives, stick to them like a leech they can’t get rid of. I transfer all my stress. I feed on their discomfort. I have my battles but … More Tools

Sanity

silent screams of ragetear through veils of sanityBoom Boom -go hidden bombshells-nonchalant outer worldsShhh… me to rational stillness

Snow

“I set fire to the blanket, because it was made of snow. But it did not burn, just sublimated.” “And the zombie fire beneath the snow continues to flare?” “Yes. Suppressed rage is often labelled insanity.” “We are here to help you sublimate the rage,” the doctor has his most congenial expression on. Idly, I … More Snow

Holding a mirror

If I hold a mirror to you, will you recognise yourself? You may call me disfigured, broken or ugly You may say conforming is the only way to go Will you see shades of your fractured self in me? You may call me disfigured, broken or ugly For all that is different, is alien to … More Holding a mirror

That’s not me

I surprise myself with my resilience I still breath in toxic ambience I wonder if brains alter with what I face jumping from manic to depressive phase I analyse what’s inaccessible see blindness, hear the inaudible Then I see shadows that follow me It’s so familiar, but that’s not me I die several deaths, but … More That’s not me

The Word

I find a word somewhere on my morning walk, and I don’t know what it means. I stash it away in my bag as a keepsake, a reminder of the wonderful morning I feel lucky to breathe in. The horror starts when the bag starts getting heavy. My shoulders ache, so I place it on … More The Word

Layers of insanity

1. The marriage did not last.  Her husband complained she starts yelling and throwing things at him, as soon as he closed the bedroom door. His family said they cannot handle her insanity. Her father remained silent, but had tears in his eyes. He had to fight to get her out of the clutches of … More Layers of insanity