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Challenge *Mental Health Awareness*

Challenge *Mental Health Awareness*
By Scout on 05/11/2011
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Henry says

I can't go round
kissing rain drops

But he gets like that

pursed lips
his stern fingers wrapped
around a biro
as he scribbles bits of me down
on a oversize note pad

I am watching messages
wing in through the
partly open window
of his office

Folded yellow
with words in bold print
scrawled all over
chittering birds of words

But I can look away
Henry told me
I can look away

It's hard
to listen

to his glistening
the words plop
and patter
dulcet tones
wash and crush
and wind time
old grandfather clocks
large hands
spinning fast
in retreat

I nod where I can
smile if I think
it'll be accepted
and look interested

he really likes that

if I look like
I am taking it in

Each day is a beginning
Henry says

I'm not sure if a smile will
work for this one
so I nod

Henry has
given me
this weeks spell
to take to the drug store
and suggested
we are making progress

I am outside
and it's starting to rain
and I promise the sky
no tongues this time

just lips


� By Scout On 5/11/2011 6:00:25 PM
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