David has many voices and personalities; all of these are influenced by his dissociative identity disorder. He can assimilate voices and accents, even languages quickly. His alterscan influence the subjects chosen by them to write about. An agelast and winner of The Ictus Prize for Poetry, he has been published on Wildfire Words. He often returns to the examination of relationships through his poetry, finding new words to express the hurt, sometimes the love. David is often described as a gloomy sod, though flashes of humour occasionally show in his poems. A Hackney tatterdemalion now based in Sheffield.