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The Black Dawg: An Illustrated Poem About Depression and Hope

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The process of writing and illustrating The Black Dawg poem has helped us both to recognise, understand and explain what we go through when we are depressed.

Louis says “I am motivated by a passionate need to articulate depression and diffuse the stigma around it and I hope that fellow sufferers will recognise their symptoms and realise they are not alone. I also hope that
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Paperback, First, 20 pages
Published September 30th 2016 by Black Dawg Publishing
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Laura Marchildon
Feb 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
“The Black Dawg: An Illustrated Poem About Depression and Hope”, by Louis McIntosh and Kathryn Hockey reflects the moods and symptoms of one who struggles with depression.

The beginning of the book speaks deeply about both the contributors’ depression. Through Louis McIntosh’s meaningful poems, I can feel his pain, frustration, and desperation. The illustrations, by Kathryn Hockey, perfectly mirror the feelings in each poem. During the darker poems, the illustrations appear surreal and twisted
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