“Stay away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people do that. Truly great people make you feel that, like them, you too can become great.” Mark Twain

Last week I told Maria that schizophrenia is a scary illness because by seeing things nobody else sees you’re rendering yourself a target. Nobody relates to your experience of life so you always end up alone and you’re labelled as a loser or a weirdo or whatever.

Looking back on my thirty years, I reckon I’ve been insane for a lot longer...
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When the focus is on you and the evil eye of scrutiny is upon you, it can change a lot. It can change your thinking for instance.

You begin to question yourself in unfamiliar ways. You have to nail down everything; your beliefs, your senses. You have to remember what makes you who you are and how you make choices in life.

You have to...
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SADBOT’S POEM

I’m sorry

It’s just like a man

I’m just trying to figure out how

Much better I hope

You’re just trying again.

—I love you.

I can’t help but wonder... how many people would recognise a picture of their own genitalia mixed in with pictures of other people’s genitalia.

Just some food for thought... 🤨

gadget:
Good question. It's all about the angle I think.
heatherisaboynow:
@gadget I’d probably recognise my own if the pic was taken from first person view, I’d like to think I’d recognise it from any angle but can’t be sure 🤔

Power can consume you if you’re not ready for it. With power comes great responsibility and what if he doesn’t want power but is forced? The poem questions power and in considering the machinations of it, draws it out conceptually as being a force of its own. As though a man in power who is ineffectual is merely a puppet.

I used the...
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