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Self Diagnosis Blues by Helen Bowie



Notice the thorn that others do not. Hear about the trial without his knowledge

Sequins build up on the chest and amygdala

Learning to keep up with the daily taxonomies of lobotomy

Perfectionists cannot be appreciated

Struggle to keep up with the sadness of your feelings

Does another break mean you are adding to the formula

Little to do with the farce and fantasy

Do you feel that you are haunted by a poem or hymn?


Helen Bowie (she/they) is a poet, performer and charity worker based in London. Helen has featured in Queerlings, Beir Bua Journal and Dwelling Literary among others. She is Extremely Online and can be found tweeting bafflingly strong opinions about highly trivial things as @helensulis

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