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My Nightmare, Mi Pesadilla, mon Cauchemar

by Anonymous
A poem expressing the death of the author's brother in three languages - to capture and communicate her tragic loss more fully
Tags: written - poetry - my_family -

My Pain

by Annabel Kemp
Poem about unvoiced pain and reflection on the need for trust between doctor and patient to achieve effective diagnosis and support.
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - gynaecology - rhcn -

My Patient

by Marie O Sullivan
Poem about supporting little brother after operation...' for I was only nine years old'
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - paediatrics - comp1 -

No one

by Alka Mepani

Tags: written - poetry - Under_the_skin - obsessive compulsive disorder - self-harm - psychiatry -

Nurse!

by Mark Hackett
First time on ward as a nurse
Tags: written - poetry - who_am_i -

Oi! Tis Too Muchhhhh!

by Paloma, Brooklea Creative Arts for Health group
A patient considers the clinician's perspective. A poem written in response to a workshop led by Dr Havi Carel around developing a phenomenological toolkit for patients.
Tags: written - poetry - voices_of_experience -

Old Addicts

by Tom Woodward
Poem about drug addiction
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - addiction - psychiatry - psychiatry and ethics -

On Loss: Bereavement, Grief and Post-traumatic Growth

by Sophie Latta
This art piece depicts the loss of an old way of life and the gain of a new perspective, reflecting the process of adaptation in bereavement.
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - bereavement - general practice - oooh_featured -

Our Castle

by Alison Morris
Poem about the family impact of a mother's illness and her recovery
Tags: written - poetry - my_family -

Painful Happiness

by Bronwyn Warner
A provocative poem from the perspective of an MS sufferer aimed to provoke greater insight into the multiple identities and roles with which the patient juggles.
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - musculoskeletal - general practice -