An Introduction and Summary
This is a very dark poem. It deals with the imagery and fear created by the delusional, sick mind of a person suffering from schizophrenia. If you are a squeamish person and/or not a fan of graphic horror images, you may want to turn back now. However, if you do manage to make it through, I've also included some informational content about schizophrenia, its causes, symptoms, and possible treatments. In addition , don't be bashful about telling me what you think in the polls and/or comments.
Schizophrenic Visions - a poem by Kelly W. Patterson
Evil spins among the frightful innocents, Bloodlust cries out from clenched fangs
Faith disappears amid psychosis, While serpents engulf crucified souls
Anguish entangles fleeting caresses, While Nosferatu repels dying clutches
A ravenous Wolf satiates upon the soul, The Asylum secretes its spectral fear
Prayers yield only barren impudence, Resulting in nothing but lost hopes
Desire rewarded with baleful manacles,Both disappear down a fleeting void
A forgotten Muse laments lost beauty, While Rats whisper sweet nothings
A Spider spins a most natural beauty, Before hungrily devouring its Guest
The Evil From Within
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Some References on Schizophrenia
- Treatments For Schizophrenia
Education, medication and rehabilitation options for treating schizophrenia
- Schizophrenia.com - Complementary Schizophrenia Treatments
Treatments for victims of schizophrenia.
- Understanding Schizophrenia: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes
Supportive guide to schizophrenia's signs, symptoms, causes, and effects. Also helps you understand the major types: paranoid schizophrenia, disorganized schizophrenia, and catatonic schizophrenia.
- Schizophrenia Symtoms:Hallucinations and innapropriate expressions
Information on schizophrenia symtoms such as hallucinations and innapropriate expressions.Original articles written by a Licensed Psychologist in private practice.
- Schizophrenia: It\'s Cause and Consequences
Schizophrenia: What is it and what do we do about it? Original articles written by a Licensed Psychologist in private practice.