I am from East London, currently studying, though i use the term loosely, for a degree in English Lit. I'm not going to claim to be a poet let alone a good 1 but we all try, it's what makes our existence somewhat meaningful!!!
Some poems are about me most are not, as I sometimes like to make up stories, its more interesting that way.
None of my poems are untrue because even if I have not personally been through something my poem may be true for somebody else. Life is truth, we live, we die and in-between is a vast unknown called living, so all my poems embody some of that living truth.