The patient people who work with the insane are not my kind of people. They are too entertained by the oddness of the inmates and act with a superior sense. I, on the other hand, am odd myself, searching for adherents to my view. The inmates know me as such and agree with me frequently.
Bobbi Lurie is the author of three poetry collections: Grief Suite, Letter from the Lawn and The Book I Never Read. Her work has appeared in numerous print and on-line journals including American Poetry Review, New American Writing and Otoliths. She Lives in New Mexico.