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Paint my Canvas

by Georgina Maguire

Tags: written - poetry - cut_adrift -


by Anonymous
A moving metaphoric poem inspired by author's medical father's way of handling auto-immune disorder with a powerful family perspective
Tags: written - poetry - Heads_and_hearts -


by Amy Nichol
Poem about 'Strange Priveleges' of doctors from the banal observations to the poignant clinical episodes
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - various - medical examination - general practice -

Relentless Resilience

by Marisa Worsfold
A daughterís perspective on her motherís outlook despite chronic medical conditions and how the family as a whole has gained from her creative resilience.
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - arthritis - general practice - comp 2 -


by Anon
Poem - about the initial disconnecting and isolating aspect of pain and illness - then a web of support slowly emerging
Tags: written - poetry - out_of_our_heads -


by Francis Blackmore
Poem about waiting for hospital diagnosis -analogy with flying
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin -


by Trevor Thompson
Poem about sleep broken by attending to babies and night sounds
Tags: written - poetry - wounded_healer -

Songs of Courage

by Seyi Bamigboye
Insights of individuals' courage and healing through music therapy inspires a student's poem.
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - various - hospital care - music therapy -

Sonnet for my Grandfather at Christmas after a Cataract Operation

by Richard Pellatt
Medic/grandson's poem about restoration of vision
Tags: written - poetry - who_am_i -


by Margaret Williams
Poem about the author observing the world of an autistic child then finally being invited to join the girl.
Tags: written - poetry - out_of_our_heads - autistic - learning disabilities - psychiatry and ethics -