Hope

Can’t sleep, so got to work on a mental health poem for a video we are making in conjunction with the guys from cafe indie. I was asked to perform one with a message of hope but didn’t have one, lol, so have written this… *WARNING – A FEW SWEAR WORDS Hope When days goContinue reading “Hope”

My Christmas Tree’s Still Up

My tree has been up since November and it’s still up. I don’t even notice it anymore, even though I look at it every day! I just can’t muster the motivation to take it down and put it away! So it inspired me to write this simple poem… My Christmas tree’s still up Sitting forlornContinue reading “My Christmas Tree’s Still Up”

Miracle

My husband had a failing heart, I have a serious mental illness. When I found out I was pregnant, we weren’t going to go through with it. But when I had my first scan and saw that little heart fluttering, I knew I was going to be a mum. Sadly my husband died when ourContinue reading “Miracle”

Bipolar Wish

I wish that you could see inside my sick bipolar mind I wish you could just ride above the judgements of a kind Where I may seem unstable, flighty, moody, and resigned To making daisy chains of bits of brain, and then I find That eyes are staring, no one caring, might as well beContinue reading “Bipolar Wish”

Shit Mum

WARNING: SWEARING ALERT! Yesterday was a tough day where I felt like a totally bad parent. I felt like rocking with a teddybear, sucking a dummy and banging my head on a wall! I must defiantly admit it I didn’t think as a mother I would be so shit A northerner, a salt of theContinue reading “Shit Mum”