Frank Prem

Franks Psychiatry 5 #69: under the skin

they are morphogenetic twins
with only superficial differences
disguises to mislead the inattentive

 

cardigan overlay
streaky grey hair
stare-over-the-shoulder-eyeballs

 

dumpy
platinum blonde wig
wide broad red lipstick

 

 

instant VOICE PROJECTION

 

instant VOICE PROJECTION

 

piercing SHRIEK

 

piercing SHRIEK

 

it’s not my fault paul
it was the other one that did it paul
I’m only six years old

 

It’s not my fault frank
it was bella inside me she did it
I’m only twenty-three

 

can I have a smoke
it’s time for my smoke now paul

 

frank will you get my smoke now
I want my smoke now frank

 

oh you’re such a BASTARD paul
get out get out GET AWAY FROM ME
I HATE you

 

I am SO going to marry robert
he DID NOT write that he wants me out of his life
I HATE you frank you’re a BASTARD

 

hahahaha I like you paul
you’re not too bad

 

I really like you frank
you’re nicer than those other nurses

 

good night paul

 

good night frank

 

yes
goodnight my dear girls
goodnight

 

~

Comments4

  • AlexHoy

    Neat write! I enjoyed it.

    • Frank Prem

      Hi Alex. Thank you. They're a fine pair.

    • Laura

      Frank,
      As I read your writing,
      it reminds of a theater 🎭
      script! The details are
      impeccable!

      ~Laura~

      • Frank Prem

        Thank you Laura. That's lovely to hear.

        Alas poor yorrick, for I give him his medications - daily!

      • SLR

        Is this actually a set of twins or a nice way to say schizophrenic? (It does have the title 'under the skin' )??
        Anyway, I enjoy these posts of yours. If I ever get some time off work I want to go back and read them all from the beginning of your posts and catch up with your crowd. Thanks for posting!

        • Frank Prem

          Hi SLR.

          Only twins in the sense of being identical - not actually related, if that makes sense.

          I always felt they 'should' have been twin twins.

        • Goldfinch60

          Another strange happening in the hospital.

          • Frank Prem

            Yup. Another day another strange event.



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