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I Can't Sleep 'Cause My Bed's On Fire
I Can't Sleep 'Cause My Bed's On Fire confronts a search for love against the stark, yet humanising backdrop of the psychiatric institution. Gutsy and honest, Emily Harrison's poetry is simultaneously cynical and optimistic. In her verse she suggests that coming to terms with her mental health and falling in love are equally challenging, and depicts the consequences - both ...more
Paperback, 60 pages
Published April 4th 2016 by Burning Eye Books
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I Can't Sleep 'Cause My Bed's On Fire is a fierce and uncompromising collection which, as per the back cover blurb, "explores the search for love against the stark backdrop of the psychiatric institution". I discovered Emily a while back via the joys of social media, a friend had seen her perform live and sang her praises on The Facebook. I looked up her stuff online for myself and liked what I saw. I was excited to find out that this collection was imminent and snapped up a copy as soon as it w ...more