This page is only a small selection of poems, stories and resources that we have used in our group sessions.

You can always try these websites for poems :


Academy of American Poets

Maya Angelou,  Still I Rise.

Ellen Bass, The Thing is

Allen Ginsberg,  Howl

Tom Leonard, Unrelated Incidents III or The Six O’clock News poem here

Tom Leonard, The Voyeur here

Mary Oliver, The Summer Day


 William Stafford,  Ask me  here

 William Stafford, The Way It is here

 William Stafford, Waking at 3am here

Scottish Recovery Network, Write to Recovery website here

Jenny Joseph, Warning here

Susan Donnelly, Tide 

The Recovery Letters, From Joe??????????????????

Christine Cather, All was silent