(pizza! he says. pizza pizza pizza!)
i sit in a hole: blue walled, airless;
women walk in.
families. couples – never marital, always siblings or trios.
father mother son. father mother angry son. mother smiling daughter. father blank son.
psychosomatic pains for the women. anger and depression for the men.
distraught, tense families. travelling from all over.
children feeling regret, wanting change
overworked psychiatrists elbowing through the space; their minds wracked with the fatigue –
of loving it there