Too Paranoid (Republished)

TOO PARANOID

He started whispering to me one night
From the wall beside my bed
Said he needed my help

That the secret police
Were controlling his thoughts
With microwave radiation

So that he wrote poems
Which they could use if they ever needed
Evidence of his insanity

And this is one of them
Which he was too paranoid to write down
So he got me to do it for him

After all, he says
I live in a democracy
And it’s quite safe here

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About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on April 10, 2016, in Poetry, Republished and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 16 Comments.

  1. A sad and painful reality for some and their family. Well written.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. It is? Who said so? Quick, Ben Naga, are you one of them?

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Multiple personality disorder? Or life in Iran, Afghanistan, or similar place

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Life behind an iron curtain…

    Liked by 1 person

  5. I can’t see tags from my android..

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