Burnt Dress

Mother. – The very word is a matrix, a source to and from which we may trace the emotional river of our temperaments and personalities. Indeed it may be argued that our whole lives are shaped by the associations of this one word: the person to whom it refers, the childhood we experienced at her hands. But what if the relationship is poisoned?

Burnt Dress is the poetic narrative of a mother-daughter relationship lived out under the storm and stress of Manic Depression, or Bi-polar disorder, to use a modern nomenclature that is perhaps deceptively disarming in its neutrality. For, as Burnt Dress reveals there is nothing neutral about the behaviour of a Bi-polar mother…..


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Burnt Dress