Deborah Alma, the emergency poet
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Poetry on prescription from the Emergency Poet

Feeling under the weather?

There may be pills or potions that would help, but maybe some words of wisdom are what you really need.

Deborah Alma is the Emergency Poet, travelling around fairs and festivals prescribing poetry to those in need.

Video Journalist: Dan Curtis

Real Time is a series for the BBC News website in which ordinary people tell their own extraordinary stories.

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