Tag: Multiple Sclerosis

The Galaxy Within – A Poem

I wish that I had the power to control time, however I don’t think I could handle the responsibility. Waiting is difficult, every day feeling incredibly long and impossibly short. Time has lost all meaning, it is no longer relative especially during these times.… Continue Reading “The Galaxy Within – A Poem”

Waterfall/Mind/Garden – A Poem

I am within the garden. Strolling around my mind, I take in everything that has been planted there. Every leaf, tree and flower planted by my hand. If I listen, I can hear voices travelling on the wind. I go towards the sound stopping… Continue Reading “Waterfall/Mind/Garden – A Poem”

Claiming my Shadow Self – On Writing Disabled

Years ago, a friend of mine asked me if I would ever write a novel with a character who had Multiple sclerosis. I gave him a definitive no. When he asked me why not and pointed out that people would want to read a… Continue Reading “Claiming my Shadow Self – On Writing Disabled”

Still Unbroken – A Poem

There are still times when I feel broken. I am walking on a path covered in sand and I can look back at each step that I have taken. Though the ground may look flat to you, I see mountains, peaks and valleys. I… Continue Reading “Still Unbroken – A Poem”

Then, Also, After, Now – A Poem

Then, I was lost within myself, surrounded by the dark, trees and forest pressing in against me as I looked for a way out, a way through the veil of constant sadness and fear that I carried within me. When the doctor gave the… Continue Reading “Then, Also, After, Now – A Poem”

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