All My Naked Soul
Release Date: 1 october 2019
Mental health is a difficult, and often divisive, subject within our culture.
In this moving collection of poems, Patricia Morris explores her journey with a mental health condition. Instead of hiding or disguising it, she decides to shine a light on her illness. In this powerful body of work, Patricia accepts that the condition is intrinsically part of her life and reflects on how it impacts how she sees herself and the world around her.
Patricia’s honest and insightful words are a reminder to not withhold the challenging parts of our lives from God, but to share everything with Him and know we are fully loved.
Be encouraged to find healing and freedom from shame, by sharing your story boldly, the triumphs as well as the struggles.
…an inspirational, courageous and timely must-read book of poetry.
About the Author
Patricia Morris grew up in North London as part of a large, boisterous family. Her love of reading and writing were always her way of finding quiet times amidst the noise. Patricia understood very early that her way of expressing herself, her experiences, and her faith was going to be through writing poetry.
Her first experience of success was writing a Christmas Carol for her school choir at the age of 12 and then winning a prize in a National Writing Competition run by the African –Caribbean Education Resource Project (ACER) aged 16.
Patricia continued to be a prolific writer; writing songs and plays for her local church. However, she kept much of her poetry private until she an opportunity to speak at a Women’s Event. There she found that her poetry was not only a true reflection of herself, but also able to give a voice to the unspoken experience of many who live with mental health.
Endorsements and Reviews
Christine Oteh , Chosen Women Fellowship
…engaging and compelling and lovely and sad in equal measure.