Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Sweet Warrior, When Shall I Have Peace with You?

| June 8, 2010

Sweet Warrior SWEET warrior when shall I have peace with you? High time it is, this war now ended were: Which I no longer can endure to sue, Nor your incessant battery more to bear: So weak my powers, so sore my wounds appear, That wonder is how I should live a jot, Seeing my […]

Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

| May 23, 2010

Dear Knights, O, dost thou look about and see not one soul to stand by thee?  Trembling thou stands in the armour of bravery.   Paine and Despair have spread their vast wings to cover thy gate so that others may not appear.  Where once was company and laughter, thou now hearest isolation and fear. Solitude […]

Rudyard Kipling doth write A Charm – Every Man a King Indeed

| January 15, 2010

A Charm Take of English earth as much As either hand may rightly clutch. In the taking of it breathe Prayer for all who lie beneath. Not the great nor well-bespoke, But the mere uncounted folk Of whose life and death is none Report or lamentation. Lay that earth upon thy heart, And thy sickness […]

Poets with Migraines -“Putting Our Heads Together” Poetry Contest Winners for 2008

| June 13, 2008

“A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison.” ~ Francis Beacon Sr.  To be in such a prison of pain is very hard to describe, as it is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of the infliction.  Teri Robert,  a Lead Expert for, encouraged those who suffer […]

Migraine and Headache Poetry Contest – “Putting Our Heads Together”

| April 17, 2008

Poetry Contest A poet always writes of his personal life, in his finest work out of tragedy, whatever it be, remorse, lost love or mere loneliness. W.B. Yeats The Health Central Network and Teri Robert, author and patient advocate, have launched the “Putting Our Heads Together” Poetry Contest 2008. The HealthCentral Network, ( is one […]

Celtic Woman on the Isle of Avalon

| August 9, 2007

As the mist parted and the Knights approached the emerald Isle of Avalon, a sea of swans emerged to escort them towards the shore.  The silhouette of a grand castle came forth emitting a luminosity that not only lit the night sky, but also their hearts.  The Knights held their long lances upright.  They felt […]

The Way is Long

| July 24, 2007

The Way The way is long — let us go together The way is difficult — let us help each other The way is joyful — let us share it The way is ours alone — let us go in love The way grows before us — let us begin — Unknown origin  The Way […]