'Sex' by Hallielle Rose Dawson is Write Out Loud's Poem of the Week

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‘Sex’ by Hallielle Rose Dawson is the new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week. In her answers to our questions Hallielle, who is a paramedic, said that she started writing poetry seriously about three years ago, after producing poems "sporadically" in her teenage years. She added that poetry acted as a release valve for emotions encountered when she is carrying out her job: “Poetry is my way of releasing back into the atmosphere ...

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