Paradise completeOne step, two steps-- despite the dizzying height she crept to the edge --three steps, four steps-- then jumped.The crumbling steps of Paradise Mental Institution reflected the loneliness of its deteriorating existence, its vacant windows staring angrily upon the outside world. These dismal qualities drew the gazes of the modern townsfolk and the visitation of various historians and vacationers.But truly, underneath the dreary, faded grey walls, weed scourged courtyards and the long cobblestone paths, the lingering scent of injustice and suffering tinged the air. Paradise Mental Institution closed in 1964 due to poor funding
but did it really?Something that whispered in the quiet breeze sent a different message. The sinister air was thick with forgotten tears and silenced voices. How could it be, that the three thousand resident hospital suddenly closed in one day? Where did the patients go?Perhaps this was why Carol Wilson stood before the abandoned monolith. Or, perhaps the
Dear AngelaDear Angela,My Angel "A" you're at the hospital right now, and I'm at home freaking out.Today your little baby boy is born....at 20 weeks he won't see the world for long.I'm praying for you.Hon, you know I'd be there if I could.....Gosh, I just.... I'm-- so Sorry. I promised I wouldn't cry, because you didn't want me to, but I'm at home, so I'm bawling.Angel A, you're my best friend. We will get through this. We will.I'm holding your hand even though I'm not there.And tanner, He's good to you, and just as heartbroken. Don't let him go.I gioottta go, P cant see theg keyboard anymore.My love and care,Your best friend.
We Must BeIt takes one hand to touch another,it takes one heart to care,we must be skeletons, bleached and bareFor we won't help our brother.It takes one hug to soothe a soreIt takes one mouth to speakwe must be mute and very weakfor we don't comfort anymore.It takes one kiss to reassureIt takes one word to meet a strangerwe must be very selfish menfor we don't love each other.It takes a moment to forgiveIt takes so little to hatewe must be very angry peoplefor we have all made mistakesIt takes a child to make an adultIt takes a parent to nurturewe must be quite close-minded foolsto simply kill our future.