You Will Notice That Hallways Are Painted (short story) by Angela Meyer
Approx. 3,920 words.
Published on May 23, 2011.
They're not really crazy but they aren't 'functional' members of society either: they drink, feel, touch and love too much. Is it possible to hold onto yourself, and still get out of the institution?
Originally published in Torpedo Greatest Hits (Hunter Publishers, 2010) edited by Chris Flynn.
Cover artwork and design by Kenneth Erickson.