Star People

Category: Salty Press

Star PeoplePoems and stories by people who lived in Royal Dundee Liff Hospital, a Victorian asylum near Dundee opened in 1884, closed in the new millennium.

Sample Text

The Purple Cuffs

I looked at the canvas, everything was black,
The walls, the windows,
The carpets, the sky,
The grass beyond the plain.
The golden sunset turned to black.

She put on the purple cuffs,
Finally my colour returned
But it did take some time.

Paul Martin