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Art and Empowerment

Andy Wild has a brain tumour and epilepsy. In living with his illness he talks about the empowerment he gains through painting and by exhibiting his work. “It’s an expression of your own voice, and if you have your own voice, that’s separate from the noise of life or the illness. Art can work for…

Jacksonian March

quick as lightning the pain strikes. muscles cramping and cow prodding. jerking and mouth frothing. trying to say one simple word. HELP. but it comes out as a yelp. yell. yell. yell. hellllp. noises your lips make but can’t control. you soon realize you did not fall. you are sitting still as the pain goes…

Cliché Motivational Poem

Never give up Never let them think you are boxed in Never let them think you are done That the game is up Always keep moving Keep your head up You are not your paycheck You are not your job title You are what you love Who you surround yourself with The ones you love…