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Paul Wilkins

Paul Wilkins: Love, Joy and Delight

Your mind and emotion hold the key

Paul Wilkins struggled with epilepsy all through school. In 1983 he had an operation to control it, which was successful with regular medication assistance, but left him with cognitive disability for more than 15 years. He then went through what he describes as a 'brain reactivation', where he found a new ability to undertake self-rehabilitation and, with the support of organisations such as Headway Central Lancashire, began to see a big improvement in his condition. Over the years he's become an all round creative writer.

Paul began writing poetry and thoughts in order to motivate others, and you can read his work on his website, Poetry Emotion.

Love, Joy And Delight, was the first poem Paul wrote...

1) Your mind and emotion hold the key They’re the things to set you free What ‘er the day What ‘er the night Fulfil yourself with love, joy & delight  2) Sadness and worry Gets you nowhere at all Just up the wall What ‘er the day What ‘er the night Fulfil yourself with love, joy & delight  3) With faith in the Lord And determination You may live a long and happy life What ‘er the day What ‘er the night Fulfil yourself with love, joy & delight  4) Let people come first where ‘er you go That’s a thought All people should show What ‘er the day What ‘er the night Fulfil yourself with love, joy & delight  Love, joy & delight Love, joy & delight

And here is a song of the poem created by Paul in collaboration with composer Brian Tough:

 

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