Black Rainbow: How Words Healed Me – My Journey Through Depression

by Rachel Kelly

Black Rainbow is the powerful first-person story of one woman’s struggle with depression and how she managed to recover from it through the power of poetry. Rachel Kelly analyses why poetry can be one answer to depression and shares 40 poems that provided her with solace and comfort during her breakdown and recovery. Poetry is free, has no side-effects and ‘prescribing words instead of pills’ can be an incredibly powerful remedy.