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I've typically gone through the tough times in life with a Why Me? attitude. Self-pity has been my default setting for so long; I finally decided that I needed to change when life physically made me take a rest stop through a strong period of anxiety. Why Me? Why Not? was born out of that decision, and the realisation that I had just as much right to let out my creativity as anyone else. Why Me? Why Not? is a collection of 50 poems and lyrics about a variety of topics - life, love, nature, society, spirituality and a few random thoughts thrown in for good measure.

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Lisa Grice
lisagrice82 Sydney NSW Australia

I've had a pretty random life. I grew up in a Christian home so spirituality is a big influence in my life, although I have definitely had my ups and downs. Lately I have been doing a lot of reconnecting with those roots outside of what you'd call 'organised religion'.
I've done a fair bit of travelling since school finished in 2000 for various reasons - nannying in USA, singing for missions in PNG, working as a music pastor in London, and a tour of the Middle East.
Until recently, my main work has been in admin, but late 2013 brought a period of anxiety that forced me to leave my job and focus on regaining my health.
I currently live in Sydney AU with my partner Mark, his parents, and our 2 'Wegies', Mundr & Semi.
Writing has been a significant therapy during this time, as well as through other tough times in my life. I hope that what I write brings as much joy to others as it has to me, and allows people to take away thoughts that will linger long after the book has been put down.

Publish Date  March 12, 2014

Dimensions  Pocket  60 pgs   Black and White printing (on cream uncoated paper)

Category  Poetry

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