Flying South is a free, monthly, mental health themed arts and open mic night hosted on the last Friday of every month.
First Fortnight is a charity that challenges mental health prejudice through arts and cultural action.
Festival Programme: http://www.firstfortnight.ie/…/uploa…/2017/12/FF18-FINAL.pdf
In keeping with the theme of mental health awareness, I read my poem
which investigates the intricacies of coping mechanisms, whilst acknowledging that healing is a journey.
by Punk Groves
*Through taking steps to be more mindful, I find sitting cross legged on the floor when poem-ing greatly reduces my anxiety