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Your Poems

Retreat Poem

Thank you Paul Wicks, and Ian Shaw for the illustrations

I sat in the dark, head all fuzzy…. I’m feeling rather rough, that aint like me. My heads gonna blow, can’t stand the pain, …

Two to One

“Will she live?” I asked. “50:50” they replied. My heart got out its purse and placed a bet at 2 to 1. I would take those odd…

Encephalitis by Sarah Hill

It locks you away inside your mind inside your head it keeps you alone and different. Deep down you know what the differ…

Disability

Put a negative prefix In front of my ability Insult it Demean it Like a passive-aggressive Relative. My ability Is just f…

Locked Up

Thoughts smashed to many pieces Like shattered bits of broken glass Mind burning, red hot with anger Glowing as bright as br…

Prosopagnosia

Its so hard to make friends and socialise but people just don’t seem to realise how lucky they are that they can recognise a…

Where are you now?

Where are you now? I do not know, I call your name in vain, Your room stands waiting your return to end this ceaseless pain…

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