Archive for November, 2017

Lingering with Intent in the Land of No-one

by Kevin D. Annett “They treat me like I’m invisible” said Joe, homeless and toothless. “Well you’re not” I assured, extending my hand to him. “I see you.” And life returned to his eyes. The view out the window tonight appears unchanged from forty years ago: the same deceptively quiet slum and its hundred-window stare. [...]

The Asylum is our World: Lessons from Ward Two West

by Kevin D. Annett   Personal adjustment to a psychotic social order is no sign of mental health. - Eric Fromm One of the more gratifying illusions granted to me by advancing age is the sense that my sixty one years have occured to teach me something. Take my time working in a psychiatric facility, for [...]