After a long career in the military I was discharged because of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).  Life has changed dramatically and I wasted far too much energy on trying to find my old self rather than accept the new me. Mental health problems have however brought about a new found enthusiasm for poetry and prose.  I hope that my words may soothe fellow sufferers whilst educating those impacted by loved ones with mental illness.  

My first book "Second Life" is now published and available via most book stores and can be purchased in Hard or Paperback as well as Kindle. Poetry from Karl Tearney | Willow Tree Society