100 Words - Constellations

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In an attempt to make sense of his life, Raul assigned his worries, fears and outrages into mental constellations and named them after names from H.P. Lovecraft stories. When he explained this to the prison psychiatrist, his parole hearing was moved back. Way back.

It wasn’t the first time he failed in his attempts at coping, but he thought he had a good one this time. He drew on the wall a series of plot points naming all his anxieties. He connected them with lines and gave them archaic names. Maybe he should have used names from Edgar Allen Poe.