Phrases like ‘climate emergency’ and ‘ecological breakdown’ are not going away; they highlight a reality. Not only a potential future, but something truly underway for many lives across the planet. Increasingly, it is bursting through the fault lines of our daily lives – if nowhere else, then certainly in our minds.
Speaking from his lived experience of mental instability, Tom explores in his book the myriad emotions around this existential threat as he searches for light, wrestles with hard truths, and seeks to build solidarity. The poetry is vivid, lyrical and profound – clearly coming from a place of deep feeling.