Poetry by Donna Dee

Everywhere----------------God is somewherethereeverywhere .. in the rustle of the leaves in the trees--Singing on a summer breeze...

Back to Oldham Ward For The Second Time

The police took me in a van to a psychiatric ward in Rochdale. The inside of a police van was familiar to...

One year into lockdown

I have been a resident at a mental health rehabilitation unit in Stockport for almost three years. We have reached the grim...

Torture At The Hostel

I spent about two more months on the acute ward and was eventually transferred to a hostel. It has closed now but...

The Head Matters: Part I

When we are considering dropping a few pounds or toning up our bodies, we'll most likely join our local gym, do some...

Assaulted!

I was happy to be going on regular home leave, mainly because I was able see my parents and siblings. I had...

Chased By Police Again

After returning from the PICU to the Oldham ward, life continued as normal. A lot of the patients I knew had moved...

Second time at PICU

The second time I was at the PICU was pretty much the same as the first, dull and monotonous. I didn’t...

Navigating Challenges and working towards Social Change

Shuranjeet Singh Growing up in Handsworth, Birmingham, I had always felt comfortable walking up and down Soho Road, around...