02 November 2007

Post Poetic Psychiatric Amputees


This pettiness is symptomatic
of an affliction deeper than a
mere peccadillo – compulsive
behaviour fits the diagnosis all
too easy. He’s not, and never
will be, the only psychiatric
amputee on line disgracing
poetry; there’s you and me.
© 27 October 2007, I. D. Carswell