Category Archives: Disability / Disfigurement

Scars

I will not hide my scars away The way you think I should. Each scar will always tell the story Of a day I could.. A day I thought I couldn’t bear To take another breath; When life felt so … Continue reading

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Disability, Invisibility

He sat, patiently, Whilst conversations happened over him. He sat, patiently, Whilst decisions were made on his behalf. He sat, patiently, Whilst questions were asked about him, not to him. He sat, patiently, Wondering why disability brought invisibility. He sat, … Continue reading

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Unkindness of Strangers

She felt unwelcome in her own life; Like the grey old lady hair You found in your school dinner as a kid. She repulsed those around her, Who wanted to carry on As if she wasn’t there, Unwelcome, unwanted. But … Continue reading

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