Content Warning: Depiction of Death or Terminal Illness
Jaspers has differentiated delusional perceptions,Delusional ideas or notions and delusional awareness.Mystifying the patient, apocalyptic endowedA thought or memory passing through.Conviction: gift of prophecyFallen from eyes. A kingSpoken from the pulpitFlorid, acute psycho-sis.Charged with world-shaking knowledge,A plague begun in a town nearby.We all get to wear costumes!The borderland traced disturbances,Alterations in size, colour and brightness or contrast;Temporal lobes; these in associationWith apparitionsForm the concept of the lying primary.Derealization (Gurney, 1969).Spectator-Ness within trees.Flowers or by the countryside.Psychic equivalents, cousins.
About the Author
Jasper Glen is a poet from Vancouver, BC. He holds a BA in Philosophy and a JD. His poems appear or are forthcoming in Posit, NiftyLit, Streetlight Magazine, fauxmoir, Pinky Thinker Press, The Ekphrastic Review, The Antonym, and Island Writer Magazine.