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Survivors Poetry aim to publish and promote poetry by survivors; supporting and developing survivor poets and establishing communication networks; making connections between creativity and mental health. This blog contains notes from contributors to the survivors network.

Wendy Young just wants to say Where have all the flowers gone? With Pete Seeger..

28 January 2014

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photo of Pete Seeger smiling at the camera, wearing a blue baseball hat

Just to mark the passing of a great man, singer of protest songs and all round good person, Pete Seeger with his great song -simple, touching and true..... Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing? Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago? Where have all the flowers gone? Young girls have picked them everyone. Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn? Where have all the young girls gone, long time passing? Where have all the young girls gone, long time ago?...

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Wendy Young is angry about The Rookes evil abuse of Craig Kinsella

7 January 2014

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Proud father watches son beat defenceless

Rooke by name, Rooks by nature The Rookes Took: a vulnerable man's dignity spirit he slept in a garage ate from the  bins made a scavenger by you who really are scavengers your fists and feet beat this man defenceless and needy like fierce creatures who peck and tear and devour their prey long may you pay David Rooke admitted false imprisonment and a number of counts of causing actual bodily harm. Jamie Rooke admitted affray and a number of counts of causing actual bodily harm....

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