Tag: Disability

Overstood – A Poem

I thought I understood but it appears that I overstood the assignment. In trying to figure out who I am and what I thought I was, I’ve been listening to what my mind wants when I should have been listening to my heart. My… Continue Reading “Overstood – A Poem”

Mercurial Shadows – A Poem

* To my Beautiful Husband. When I think back on nine years of living with the unseen foe that lives within, I find myself going back through the memories that I   have inside of myself. I flick through them as if they are… Continue Reading “Mercurial Shadows – A Poem”

i know, but… – a poem

i feel this endless need to say that I’m sorry. i know it’s not my fault, that the storm that rages within my skin is not of my doing, but i want to make everything better, want to somehow take away the pain that… Continue Reading “i know, but… – a poem”

what is possible? – a poem

as the sea threatens to take me away again, my first thought is “i didn’t ask for this.” as the waters grow deeper, i have to remember that none of this is my fault, that the disease which ravages my internal world is not… Continue Reading “what is possible? – a poem”

I am the Storm – A Poem

My body contains the storm. The rivers rage against the rocky barrier of my skin. Even as I try to remain upright, water wants to push me down to the ground so that it can resume its rightful path. The waters pull my body… Continue Reading “I am the Storm – A Poem”

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