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”

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”

Mental

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”

DLA

Here in the UK, DLA (short for Disability Living Allowance) is a benefit given out to people with long term illnesses and disabilities. The assessment and judging criteria are getting ridiculous and there have been many cases of needy people getting deemed ‘fit for work’. DLA has mostly been replaced by PIP (Personal Independence Payment).Continue reading “DLA”