-a poem Dim lights brightening  dusty lights covered with a 12-year film of inactivity  receding from the world outside  struggling with this physical body that’s rebelling  failing to live up to immense expectations  taken for granted as a tool always available and at my disposal  lights flickering buzzing  changing hue and temperature  lights blinking on … Continue reading LIGHTS

Ode to Invisible Disabilities

You tell me, Wow, you don't look sick," when makeup's on my face As I venture out courageously concealing my back brace You tell me,"Hey. you don't look sick," when I try to look carefree but there's a crippling pain within that you will never see You tell me, "Great, you don't look sick!" and … Continue reading Ode to Invisible Disabilities