My Poetry Collection Is Out Now!

Happy book birthday to my first poetry collection! You can now buy it in ebook and print at all major online retailers. I hope you like it!

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the patient and gentle

A poem about having a panic attack in front of someone you don’t know very well – but finding that they are patient and kind and gentle.

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leaping over the edge

A poem about recovery from depression, and how to know when to push and when to rest – finding the difference between pain and discomfort.

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What’s Next

What’s next? A poem about momentum, recovery, and how to keep going when you don’t think you can – or want to.

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A poem about sending flowers, and the power of small gestures.

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“sometimes, all the things I’m trying not to feel rise up out of the box I have buried them in”

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Odd Ones Out

Reading is basically magic.

A poem about school friends, lost friends, and what it feels like to be the odd one out in a group of people who are also the odd ones out.

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Photo by Daniel Curran via Unsplash.

A poem about the things you wanted in the past, and the things you want now, and whether you should shun the past or strike a balance between it and now.

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By the Water

Photo from Rucksack Magazine via Unsplash.

A love letter to water, to playing pooh sticks in the stream on our road as a child, and to the chance to pass those memories on to future generations.

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