Tag: Multiple Sclerosis

The Wild Sea Within – A Poem

I often feel as if my body contains a storm at sea. It rages inside of me, trying to tear me limb from limb. I can feel my skin being pulled taunt and I am desperately trying to hold it together. Sometimes, all I…

The Joy of Release – A Poem

I sit outside, the air cold upon my face. Sun is shining down through leaves coloured red, orange, gold and yellow. When the sun shines through them, it changes the colour of my skin. Though there is joy all around me, I am torrent…

Monster for Love – A Poem

When I awoke, my body felt as if it had been broken and sewn back together, only the pieces of my body weren’t all mine. My body was re-created, three pieces came together to make a whole. They whispered their names, these smoky others,…

On the Island – A Poem

There are many times when I feel like I am on an island. The skies are grey and bereft of sunshine. A sea of people surrounds me but something inside keeps me separate. I am not like them, for I carry something within me…

The Spoonie Manifesto – A Poem

I will be unstoppable I will overcome that which stands in my way It will always be like this I will climb the flat mountain I will take on the world with what others will call bravery when it is the only way I…

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