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 Son Had a Panic Attack

Oh, my son
The tears dripping down your ashen face
Falling from deep within, a place
Where childhood dreams turn sour
Where the careless day becomes the anxious hour
And the hallucinations and nightmares come to devour
Your poor mind.

Enough

WARNING: REFERENCES TO SELF HARM AND SUICIDE Mental health is a topic very close to my heart, and not only do i have my own issues, but my twelve year old son too. There is simply not enough provision for mental health, especially child and adolescent. This poem was inspired by a documentary that wasContinue reading “Enough”

Downtrodden

I write for the downtrodden For those who haven’t found their place in this eat you up and spit you out cut throat world I write for those who need a helping hand to crawl out of their pit of ‘you are shit’ Where misfortune throws the meek, the weak, the ‘I can’t cope’ TheContinue reading “Downtrodden”

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”