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What It's Like: A Personal Story of Suffering - Enter My World

ENTER MY WORLD
By Janice Veldman

you need to reach me
 not make me reach you
 this is a set-up for failure
 for it cannot happen

do not argue
 tell me it is all right
 offer words of pseudo encouragement

 avoid all signs that you are not listening
unable to reach me

what has worked
 in your world of problem solving
will not work in this world
 this world is not based on
 logic, order, and for that matter problem-solving.

 this is not your problem.
 I am not your problem.

 this is an illness
which lacks understanding

 if able
find a safe, momentary rock
upon which to stand
in the midst of instability.

 if you must use strategy
 then find the lost key
that will open the door
allowing you to enter my world

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Original Release: Apr 21, 2019

Updated Last Revision: Apr 22, 2019


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