MENTAL ILLNESS DOESN’T EXIST
‘Mentally ill’ is just what you’re named
If you’re special, and you can’t be blamed
Though the term sounds like you’re maimed
And should run away, hide away or be shamed.
When really it just means you’re unique
Not that your future is necessarily bleak
Or that you’re actually any more weak
Or you are a circus animal; a total freak
And being different is nothing to smother
It doesn’t mean you’re a twisted other
Too disgusting to be a sister or brother
A father, an uncle, an aunt or a mother
A terrible piece of writing scrawled by the illustrious Mere...
GOD HAVE I EVER MISSED YOU, MR SHINY!