Crazy QuiltPosted on 10/22/09, 05:52 pm
So, we put our minds together. Not back together, because we were hurt at such a young age that we were never whole. So, we quilt our minds together for the first time. It requires great patience. But when we are done, it makes of us a work of art, the work of our own hands.
How terrible it is when some doctor blanketed us in a store-bought pill-bottle white cotton ball, instead of allowing us the time to stitch ourselves together into the beautiful work of art we each could be.
Mind freedom, disability rights, overcoming stigma. The right to be treated with human dignity, to have personal safety and security, to be drug free, and not to have our bodies violated, and not to be subjected to physical or psychological tortures , in accordance to the UN Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Torture. The right to be seen as human and treated as human.