Mistaking Undoing For Doing

A signal wrongly interpreted

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perhaps

a damaged attention function

can only show you

where you must not go;

no wonder they pop up again and again

for you keep going there

learning nothing

expecting no twist no turnarounds

trusting the nature of mechanical attention

as if it is your bloody free-will

“There is some kind of ubiquitous thinking dysfunction which goes unnoticed especially by the persons themselves, and this is the horrifying part of it: somehow the self-monitoring circuit in the person is fooled by the very dysfunction it is supposed to monitor.” — Philip K Dick

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Pretheesh Presannan

Panic Attack Survivor. Just writing. Plays cricket. Design&Develop. You can find short stories, poems, etc, here. For any work mail to : pretheeshgp@gmail.com