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Pholcidae

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Dead men drinking air through reeds
Dodge city splitting pretty pennies
Rust out all that pocket change
Evil, evil human brain
Beaten with rods of dry cane
Offshoot, soft soot face paint
Make me grey, flick ashes away
Day after day, revolving ridiculousness
Dreams crushed delirious and flat
Flys landing on cuts through the cracks
"I used to drink wine" she cries, tries to laugh
Chewing ...

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Nyx/Nox

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I called into the darkness,
only shadows replied with their silence
Surrounded and juxtaposed,
men senselessly exchanging violence
You can't survive this, involuntary birth,
existence the mirth of a blind God
A blind fraud, a sadist, preaching morality from the bloody pulpit
Your last hot cup of coffee, your last half smoked cigarette
The lights are about to flip off for a while, greet it ...

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The Brain and Bipolar : Raising Awareness, Removing the Stigma

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The Brain and Bipolar : Raising Awareness, Removing the Stigma

 

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I have been asked, along with some others, to write a piece to do with the brain. I have chosen the brain and bipolar disorder as I believe there is an urgent need to raise awareness of this debilitating mental illness which affects 1 in 50 people, of which I am one.

 

Bipolars past and present appear bet...

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Bipolar Mania : An Example Of

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Bipolar Mania : An Example Of

 

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Bipolar disorder is an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. Born with it, no cure. Medications help to balance. Bipolars cycle between mania and depression.

Treatment involves a period in hospital and testing of a suitable drug regime.

 

Fortunately I don't suffer from depression. I need to medicate for mania to keep the fine balance ...

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