Chapter 1:

I | Somewhere

Something's Not Right

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What's your name?Bookmark here

'Where am I?'Bookmark here

Your name, please.Bookmark here

'There're too many lights.'Bookmark here

The nurse
gives me a funny look.Bookmark here

Her scrunched
noseBookmark here

makes her look
looks constipated.Bookmark here

Tell me your name.Bookmark here

'You're angry with me.'Bookmark here

Her eyes
meet mine boldly.Bookmark here

They're like chocolate balls.Bookmark here

'Why are you
'angry with me?'Bookmark here

Do you not remember
your name?Bookmark here

On the paper
in front of her,
she wroteBookmark here

FIONABookmark here

in the blank after the wordBookmark here

NAME:Bookmark here

Did she think
she can fool meBookmark here

into giving an incorrect answerBookmark here

so she can lock me up
again?Bookmark here

'Name?'Bookmark here

The nurse nods.
The grip on her pen
relaxes.Bookmark here

Yes, your name.
Do you rememberBookmark here

your name?Bookmark here

I hold back my laughter.Bookmark here

'I don't know.
'I've never been here before.'Bookmark here

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My arms
cannot be liftedBookmark here

from the armrests.Bookmark here

My feet
don't separate
from the legrests.Bookmark here

The wheelchair
movesBookmark here

even when I tell it to stop.Bookmark here

'The seatbelt's
'too tight,'
I complain.Bookmark here

No one's listening.Bookmark here

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