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Asylum single work   poetry   "In a meditative mood, I sit here and reflect"
Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Asylum
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Notes

  • Jeffs says that in this poem she 'tries to reclaim asylum without romanticising it'. She is writing in the context of asylum being a 'safe and healing retreat'.

    (Source: 'Madness, Language and Reclaiming Meaning', AQ : Journal of Contemporary Analysis, vol.70 no.3 May-June 1998, p. 38.)

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Dedication: for Dido
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This poem is also reprinted within the aritcle 'Madness, Language and Reclaiming Meaning' by Sandy Jeffs in AQ : Journal of Contemporary Analysis, vol.70 no.3 May-June 1998, p. 38.
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