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What goes on in the mind is truly a mystery.

Call it confusion, madness, or illness.

But certain acts can never be forgiven.

Or is a mother’s love beyond repercussion?

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Anger. Rage. Murder. These are the steps Charlie took, climbing ever so slowly, lingering, stalling, debating, but never turning back. He wasn’t familiar with the paths of reason, understanding, compassion, kindness. He only saw the steps. And he climbed them. One by one. Eager to complete the ascent and then gladly repeat it. They were […]

To Punish my Mother by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

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13 Comments on “To Punish my Mother by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

  1. a powerful narrative; he sure had a powerful instinct; a frightful ending: you always had a glimmer of hope that he’d be cured: people like him are to be pitied and feared ; well written, Terveen —

    • Thank you so much, John. Unlike physical ailments, mental ones are still far from being understood. And those suffering pass their pain and miseries on. Monster is a convenient word but so inappropriate.

  2. Dang, that’s sinister, and amazingly crafted. It’s unfortunate, yet your write expresses a reality for some people. I am hoping not too many. 😅 Awesome write, Terveen. 😊

  3. If we are bent on doing something evil, our mind has the capacity to concoct a story to justify that act. The man, even if mentally unstable, still has that unstable mind, which can probably cook up whatever way it wants the body to act! I felt like reading a case in a psychology book!

    • That is very true, Deepak. An unstable mind concocts its reasons and justifications. And the actions follow in pursuit. The mind is still a much unstudied sphere. Thanks and take care. 🙂

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