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The voice comes out screeching and grinding. A verbal car wreck on a two lane road.

From the wreckage come the passengers. The car that struck the first crumpled  a bit in the front end. The car that was struck mangled.

From that mangled machine climbs the driv(more)
The same cameras that showed color by day give only black and white images at night.  Not light and dark images but ones completely lacking color.  For half of the day, screen after screen  filled with bright blurs and earthy smudges; for the rest it showed only smoke and shadows.

It's just how I see things, I told the shrink. I can't help it, I've tried to imagine grey layers swirling amongst darker and lighter mists of understanding and existence. But anything other than black or white just doesn't make sense to me. It's like math.. I went on.(more)