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Dolly Sen is a writer, director, artist, filmmaker, poet, performer, playwright, mental health consultant, music-maker and public speaker. She has 8 published books since 2002; has taken on performance roles at The Young Vic, the Royal Festival Hall, and around Europe; undertaken a poetry tour; won a poetry award from Poet Laureate Andrew Motion; directed two plays and several TV films; and performed spoken word at City Hall and Oxford University.

The Revolution will not be medicated

11 January 2016

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The Revolution will not be Medicated

The Revolution will not be medicated  No forced stillness and wiped dreams  No being held down For being different No sedation for the screams We are screaming for a reason Our hurt will change the world Because the world won't change our hurt The side effect of  life Is the need for it to be ours The revolution will not be medicated You cannot anesthetise hell You cannot desensitise the broken heart Madness is seen as revolting Thank fuck  ...

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