These are not pretty. They are distillations of my observations and study of human behavior since I began to differentiate myself from others.
Unhinged - a series of haiku 4/1/21 many synonyms for human insanity subtle nuances 4/2/21 careful portrayal in medical manual no 'nutso' or 'bats' 4/3/21 out here in real world deranged thinking goes postal with guns, knives, autos penis extensions unbridled power to kill inflates crazed egos 4/4/21 if not genetic this unbalanced behavior when does it begin? with the birth of pain invisible soul bruises unacknowledged trauma 4/5/21 compressed hidden hurt amplified by daily life a festering boil gloms proof from mundane fuels a growing conviction which course will it take? 4/6/21 easy to find fault self-blame brings on depression road to suicide simple to accuse hold others accountable self-validating 4/7/21 just a normal guy clutching his cauldron of bile teeters on the edge suddenly sees red the instant his synapse snaps madness takes over 4/8/21 bloodlust the sole fix to quench a raging passion scratch the crazy itch 4/9/21 alternative source: rigid indoctrination unquestioned beliefs 4/10/21 engrained repression natural impulse denied labeled abnormal 4/11/21 pent-up frustration lack of personal control backfires in gunfire to quell fiend within or erase temptations source death is the answer 4/12/21 parental abuse of children and each other molds relationships survival instinct drives actions and attitude demented vengeance