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2006, 2015

The Hidden World

By |June 20th, 2015|Creative Drive, Stereotypes, Stigma, Why Do I Write|Comments Off on The Hidden World

The Hidden World—
People fascinated by schizophrenia,
bipolar, autism.
They find it beautiful—
the creative drive—

Chaos is creation—
the creative force—
like the greek god.

Hyper-sexual creative juices.
We who appear in black and
white. History was
unkind—the future is
I feel fine.

By: David Harpur Holloway

607, 2011


By |July 6th, 2011|Living with Sz, Why Do I Write|Comments Off on Digital Art (REALITY-SANITY)

This is a piece of art that I have designed today. It shows what a schizophrenic (me) sees in his abstract mind. There are only two paths to take, ‘reality’ or ‘sanity’. The painting shows that the path to ‘sanity’ includes […]

2804, 2011

Poetry Therapy (Part One)

By |April 28th, 2011|Living with Sz, Sz Tips, Why Do I Write|Comments Off on Poetry Therapy (Part One)

Poetry has probably been used as a method of counselling the mind and soul for thousands of years. Some historians have copies of poetry in their museums and vaults, that seem to pre-date ordinary books itself.

Charles Bukowski has described poetry […]

602, 2011

Who am I and Why do I write poetry?

By |February 6th, 2011|Why Do I Write|Comments Off on Who am I and Why do I write poetry?

I am David Holloway, a 31 year old sports and physical education graduate. I live in the UK, and I was diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic aged 22. I became ill at 16, and this followed an accident at a laboratory, when […]

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