Abandoned and Neglected

I once held many patients
Those men-tally ill
Abandoned and neglected
Ruined, empty. still

The Metropolitan State Hospital in Waltham, Massachusetts was a public hospital for the mentally ill until it was shut down in 1992 as a state cost-saving policy.

Don Matthews
February 2023

Published by donmatthewspoetry

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