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Dolly Sen is a writer, director, artist, filmmaker, poet, performer, playwright, mental health consultant, music-maker and public speaker. She has 8 published books since 2002; has taken on performance roles at The Young Vic, the Royal Festival Hall, and around Europe; undertaken a poetry tour; won a poetry award from Poet Laureate Andrew Motion; directed two plays and several TV films; and performed spoken word at City Hall and Oxford University.

Dolly Sen does broken-hearted poetry

1 May 2010


I had my heart broken earlier this week, am slowly climbing out of the hole. Part of the ladder out of the dark is writing my way out. So here is some of it... Songs to my shadow The sun is too much The sun is too much  Songs to my shadow Light makes you darker Light makes you stand tall There is more life in you Than there is in me I taught you how to breathe So much so There is nothing left in me The breath and dream do not like to meet The breath and dream are torn at the seams Where...

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