On Madness

On Madness


Noah Strauss


Content notes: institutionalization, generational trauma 


The deep is always close by, in our peripheral vision. Mind the corners.

To know what you’re experiencing is an echo, bouncing off the edges of a void. 

My father speaks in riddles that seem to come across a long distance, as if lost in translation. 

Psychosis as an echo of something deeper, as a response to trauma.

How close it all is.


Originally published as On Madness at The Disability Visibility Project

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