February 25, 2010
By Anonymous

I saw the symptoms
Hearing internal voices
Experiencing sensations not connected to an obvious source
Assigning unusual significance or meaning to normal events or holding fixed false personal beliefs.
Yep I new exactly what was going on here
I just didn’t want to believe it
She always seemed normal before
But now I can barely call her mom
I do everything around the house
Avery’s too little to do anything
She’s only three
I keep her far from mom
Let’s just say mom gets a little violent from time to time
I finally convinced my mom to go to the doctors
And she finally agreed
They checked her brain
And sure enough I had suspected correctly
My mom suffers from schizophrenia
This is my story.

January 21, 2003
My mom woke me up at one am this morning, complaining the “Angel” was talking to her again.
I simply asked if she took her medicine and she started to freak out.
I don’t really remember much after that.
I woke up at ten am to my sister crying.
I sat up and noticed a sharp pain in my head,
I couldn’t figure out what was wrong,
Until I put my hand on my head.
I felt a thick liquid covering my hand
I slowly pulled my hand down into view hoping for the best
I stared at the maroon blood dripping from my shaking hands
My mom had never hurt me like that before
Something needs to be done.

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. said...
on Jan. 28 2012 at 5:08 pm
This is well written and I love how you wrote it as a poem but it kind of leaves me waiting for more. You should write some kind of part two. This story also makes me wondering if it is fiction or something that actually happened to you. Nice job.


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