‘To the brink and back' is a poetry book containing 100 poems, all written by myself, Lee Barker, about my own battle with depression and everything that goes with living with this mental illness. I talk about hitting rock bottom, but finding the strength to rise back to the top again, with the love and support of those close to me.
Lee Barker is a 38 year old poet from Birmingham, UK, specializing in emotional, heart felt, rhyming poetry.
Lee's first self published poetry book "Poetry from the heart" received many 5 star reviews.
Lee is also part of the admin team in the Facebook group 'poetry planet' which has over 26,000 members, Lee helps set up contests, judge contests, and contributes to the day to day running of the group.
Lee has 2 children and is married, working full time as a self employed carpenter.