a dayglo flower

I Am

Deleterious to your state of mind.

That’s what he said! Can you believe it? The nerve. I’ve been reading Psychology Today for forty years, and he has the temerity to insinuate such a thing.

Remember how up to DSM-II—until 1973—the American Psychiatric Association asserted that homosexuality was a disease? Remember phrenology? The APA’s track record isn’t very good.

Who does that quack think he is?

This is my moment to bloom.

I am a dayglo flower!

“I’m Nobody! Who are you?

Are you – Nobody – too?

Then there’s a pair of us!

Don’t tell! they’d advertise – you know!”

— Emily Dickinson / “I’m Nobody! Who are you? (260)”

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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