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Her hair flowed freely as she gazed outside the window
White puffy clouds clung to the sky as it dressed for night
Her hands and arms felt the air as if she were in flight
Yet...

Washington DC

I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy as a young child predominately affectng my right side which deals wth emotions due to lesions caused on both sides at birth..its effects both in terms...

Yeovil

My mother never told me I was born with epilepsy, I always questioned why I'm mixed with white birthmarks on my body. I grew up a perfect childhood, no fits in sight until I hit puberty. I...

Rochester

Everything is going blurry
And I don't know who I am.
Last time I remember I was on the bus
Now I'm in an ambulance.
Coming round, I remember
This happens regularly....

Hi I started with epilepsy on Christmas Day in 1997. I was 10 years old.

In the New year 1998 I went back to juniors school. Carrying on with day to day life I was having seizures daily...

Sheffield

This poem won in the 13 years old and younger category of Epilepsy Today...

This poem was a shortlisted entry in the 14 and over category of Epilepsy Today...

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This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

This poem was a shortlisted entry in Epilepsy Today...

This poem was the winning entry in Epilepsy Today...

This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

This poem was a shortlisted entry in Epilepsy Today...

This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

This poem was a runner-up in the 14 and over category of Epilepsy Today...

This poem was a shortlisted entry in Epilepsy Today...

This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

This poem was an entry in Epilepsy Today's first-...

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