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”
I have a mental illness called Bipolar Disorder and one of the medications I have to take is lithium. My illness has taken me to some very dark places but lithium has been a wonder drug for me. I wrote this poem at myself, a sort of dark commentary of my illness. I must stipulateContinue reading “Lithium Chick”
I’m sitting at the doctor’s surgery I’m sitting at the generic magnolia doctor’s surgery Waiting to tell her my worries and thoughts Because I am sick, surely soon I’ll face death The Grim Reaper will be snogging away my last breath And the demons and angels will be playing crosses and noughts With the discountContinue reading “Sitting at the Doctor's Surgery”
Jim Higo and I were talking poetry on Radio Humberside last night. Jim was on from 9pm and my bit was 1.45 into the programme. You can find it here https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07t1mv7 you have to register to listen but its free. There’s a BBC Sounds app too.
Mental They say I’m unwell That I live in a world where my moods Rule the moon and the sun And my eyes see in only three hues Of black, grey and white. They say I’m unwell That I live in a world where my senses Just leave me defenceless And moments of clarity areContinue reading “Mental”