I’ve Found Out Why I’m Silly

My brain is wired to sillyCan’t help the way I thinkTrait of a bipole manicRinky-dinky-dink Why do I write silly, strange, offbeat stuff?Because after being hospitalized twice they diagnosed me with bipolar mania.It’s now comforting to know I have a medical reason for my behaviour. And yes, a bipolar brain is wired different to aContinue reading “I’ve Found Out Why I’m Silly”

Ernest Hemingway

On 2 July 1961, wearing a red bathrobe and blue pyjamas , US author and bipolar Ernest Hemingway committed suicide at his home in Ketchum, Idaho Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic-depression, is a mental illness where sufferers cycle from extreme highs (mania) to extreme lows (depression). Caused by an imbalance of chemicals in theContinue reading “Ernest Hemingway”

When Social Media Becomes More Important

Written about a true experience witnessed by someone else I saw a man on rooftopsRunning endlesslyMentally in troubleObvious to see I saw adults with IphonesRecording what they’d seenFor social media uploadTo friends (all very keen) Where are we headed? Don MatthewsJune 2021

RIP Avicii, Dead at 28 (world famous dj)

Tim Bergling (Avicii) was a Swedish DJ, remixer, record producer, musician, singer and songwriter. He suffered stress and poor mental health. On 20 April 2018 he committed suicide, age 28 Avicii, a world-famous DJPerformed with the great Rolling StonesConcerned with his health and wellbeingAt 28, dead, and now gone As poet I want to reflectWhatContinue reading “RIP Avicii, Dead at 28 (world famous dj)”