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My name's Bonk and I love to write, when my brain hurts and gets too tight! I am bi-polar please don't be scared… don't run… just listen, as I get prepared. Open your eyes… I hope you enjoy my thoughts. And so I'll begin with a poem or some daily reports.

Dear Sun newspaper...

7 October 2013


Bonk with axe in his back

Mental health survivors are at an all time low, you're using us as targets, just to have a go.   You're using us as scapegoats, whereas we're the ones in need, You're labelling us as murderers, the frenzy so to feed.   You don't know us at all, yet you print these viscious tales,   your readers form opinions based upon your need for sales. As people with these issues, we're more scared than you think, more likely just to hurt ourselves when pushed towards...

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Bonk reads his poem at the London Atos demo

1 October 2013


Bonk at Atos demo

David Cameron, you should be aware, as your cuts take affect, and we're pushed to despair ... 'cause the route you have taken is not well planned. Are you ready for the blood that'll cover your hands? Then you'll see as you take your actions, it'll become quite clear that you've not done your fractions! Risk Assessments I doubt have been done, just a noose round our necks that your cuts have hung. So ... gather your Tories and tell them this, your scaring us all, not...

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