Robert Pavel is a member of the Portland (Maine) Coalition for the Psychiatrically Disabled. His poem first appeared in Pile of Papers; Stack of Karma, a collection of poetry published by the Portland Coalition Press. Reprinted with permission.
New England Journal of Public Policy: Vol. 8:
1, Article 64.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol8/iss1/64
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