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Broken Consciousness: Reflections of an Epileptic

4.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hauntingly accurate descriptions written from the patient perspective capture the true emotions evoked by epilepsy. Conveying frustration, fear, strength, hope and courage, this is a must read for anyone touched by epilepsy, whether patient, family, friend or health care professional. After working with epilepsy patients for years, I see how these poems will launch our per ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published March 8th 2011 by
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Jan 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
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I just finished reading this collection, and really enjoyed it. I am also epileptic and write a bit of poetry as well, but, usually, I have temporal lobe seizures which are much different, but I have had my share of grand maul seizures as well and thought this had some clever descriptions. The only drawback I found was the repetitiveness. That does fit given the topic, but I felt the repetition went a little far using every aspect (form, words, metaphors, etc.)
Dec 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: epileptics, people with neurological disorders, those who appreciate poetry
I am the author and would be interested in other people's reactions. Thank you so much.
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