The face that was, is one’s identity. It’s about one’s privacy. ‘Cos linked to one’s face, are other faces and identities by relation, by kinship, especially in mental illnesses, breast cancer, Covid-19, HIV. “Can it spread ?” “Don’t play with them, their mum works in a hospital!” Contagion by genes, by marriage, by touch, asContinue reading “The face that was”
The Vital Supports [‘Reminiscing the toddler’] is about the importance of family and societal support for persons with mental disorders. It comprises one vignette and two poems.
This story is about how society reacts to a boy with mental illness and the odd behaviours as a result of side effects of his antipsychotic medications.