My Manic Writes



Don’t write like this on purpose
Just comes out naturally
Will I post it, Won’t I post it?
One writ manically?

What will people think of me
Have I lost the plot?
Shall I post it? Will I post it?
Yes of course, why not?


Why not?

DEALING WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

STEP 1 TALK ABOUT IT

SO I AM


I am diagnosed with bipolar mania

Bipolar mania is caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. Born with it. No cure. Medications help control.


Bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression)
involves extreme mood swings from extreme highs (mania)
to extreme lows (depression).
Although diagnosed with bipolar disorder
I don’t suffer depression. I don’t know why


Genetics. It’s also thought bipolar disorder is linked to genetics,
as it seems to run in families.

Bipolars are at greater risk of suicide (extreme depression)
I have no thoughts of this. Never had. never will.

Many bipolars are creative.

Other bipolars: Stephen Fry, Vincent van Gough, Robin Williams (suicide)Mariah Carey, Kurt Cobain (suicide), Winston Churchill, Sinaed O’Conner, Brian Wilson, Jimi Hendrix, Ernest Hemmingway (suicide), Virginia Woolf (suicide), Kayne West, Catherine Zeta-Jones and others.



Don Matthews
November 2022


Diagnosed a Manic

Published by donmatthewspoetry

I just like playing round with words. And having fun

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