by Joanna Gilman Hyde

The Tomato-coloured Couch 6:11pm

I will tell You People

what kinda God I Am

& see if You can understand

Me —

I Am Serious

I Am NOT Serene

I am Factual, NOT based

on Faith —

based on Reason

as I Am Your Reason

for Schizophrenia

I Am The Light

of Silver,

NOT Gold

I have shown up

to stir This World up

from Its Legacy

of Bull Shit

It Is Time

for Me —

not to be believed

but to be KNOWN

I make My Announcement


to establish The Fact

that The Human Mind

can be


*My Husband just gave Me the book So This Is Permanence

by Ian Curtis of Joy Division