Joanna Gilman Hyde

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Tag: bi-polar

THE NEW PSYCHIATRIST

The Hawk Kitchen 5:09pm

After 22 years I might as well

admit to “having a mental illness”

yes — mental illness

with the name “Bi-polar” given to Me

by today’s very nice Doctor

from the Caribbean

— A Woman Who, taking thought, pronounced Me

“talented and complicated”

and smiled Her Very Nice Smile

and wrote out Her Prescription

THE LAST PAGE

The Tomato-coloured Couch 4:40pm

My Fame Will Be

This World’s

Freedom

When I Am Found Out

Inside & Out

We Will No Longer

Believe

In Schizophrenia

Bi-polar

& Other Multitudinous

“Psychiatric Illnesses”

Silver Will Sky-rocket

Gold Will

Linger In Its

Old-fashioned Luster

Man & Woman Will Live Together

Unrivalled