What I’m writing – up and down

You may or may not be aware that I am currently having yet another (quite melodramatic) depressive episode. It’s been going on for a few weeks and I’ve had to succumb to being medicated, which is totally rubbish. However, one of the advantages of being far too scared to leave the house or speak to […]

The Prompt – Smoke

It’s not like there was no screaming warning, No wisp of smoke from the dreaded fire burning. ‘I’m ill.’ I say, although without conviction. Its unlikely you’d tell anything from my diction. ‘Ok,’ he says ‘It will be a huge shame To see you go off, so if can name Some things we can do […]

Prose for Thought – Sertraline

With these pills you will probably get: disorientation, much more sweat, Nausea, sickness, diarrhoea, But soon you’ll be filled with drugged-up cheer. You might well experience sexual dysfunction But you’re depressed so you’ll have no compunction, Fainting, lightheadedness, low sodium levels You’ll be ok, though, just a bit dishevelled Your muscles might contract without help […]