‘If I don’t write for a few days I get proper caught up in my feelings’ – poet Hussain Manawer talks mental health on our weekly podcast
‘I think everybody has their own form of mindfulness release – mine just happens to be in the form of a pen or keyboard.’
Poet Hussain Manawer joined us on the latest episode of Metro.co.uk’s mental health podcast, Mentally Yours.
Speaking about his work he said, ‘for me I have to do it. If I don’t write for a few days I get proper caught up in my feelings.’
He caught the poetry bug at school and, at first, his family were baffled.
‘I remember the first time I ever said to my mum “I’m going to become a poet”. She started laughing.
‘She was like “what are you going to do that for?”
‘I was... read more
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