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The Girl with Schizophrenia

by
Graham Dawe



The girl with schizophrenia
She sometimes has a fantasy
Of security, fulfilment, contentment
And reality


The girl with schizophrenia
She dreams about what might have been
A stable life, a happy home
Career opportunities


The girl with schizophrenia
She contemplates reality
The loneliness, the emptiness
The stigma of insanity


The girl with schizophrenia
An outcast from society
She can't pretend or try to be
What she knows she cannot be


The girl with schizophrenia
She's almost won the race you see
To cope with life today
And be just who she wants to be