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Quote/Poem found embedded in a extraordinarily poetic and thoughtful article on depression and kindred demons by author, James Bradley

Published in the Age Saturday 25th April, 2009

‘To be elated,black-dog-poem1

whether in the grip of a creative fervour

or for less exalted reasons,

is to feel oneself light and quick as fire, 

to know the unity of thought and action:

to be depressed is to feel an emptying out

at the heart of things.’

James Bradley    #mce_temp_url#

Article first published in Griffin Review, Ed 23, Essentially Creative, Feb 2009, ABC.

James Bradley’s lastest book:resurrectionist-cover-uk12

The Resurrectionist

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