Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 01/27/21

Bi-Polar

I don’t really think
I’m bi-polar, but I
do think that it’s
slightly strange
how I can go from
wondering how to
make a noose to
wanting to dance
in the streets, in
the space of half
an hour.
I think ;
is this normal ?
But I know that
there’s no such
thing. It’s just a
concept invented
to keep people in
line.
So, I try to accept
my own thoughts
and behaviour.
What else can I do ?
Except learn how to
make that noose,
and that’s never going
to happen.
I’d rather wait for the
men in white coats
to arrive, while I am
dancing on the
pavement to a funky
rhythm that’s just in
my head.

©2021 Ian Lewis Copestick All rights reserved.

Ian Lewis Copestick is a 47-year-old writer from Stoke on Trent England. Although he started writing poetry in 2001, he only started sending them out for publication 8 months ago. In this time he has had over 100 poems and 5 short stories published. He is featured in print anthologies by Alien Buddha Press and Horror Sleaze Trash. His first book Detritus Of The Drunken Night was published by Cajun Mutt Press on April 2, 2019.

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