The Chronic Chronicles, The Morning after the Night Before

Last night I was all smiles and glitter, A mask for all to see. I persevered because I’m no quitter, Even if it would destroy me. I pushed and pushed with sharp precision, Helping my team get the jobs done. I focused with a tunnel vision, To help those around me have fun. The show…

The Next Step

He was once in my arms, A baby who cried. I could meet his needs, While singing a lullabye. Then he grew, I held his hand. As he tripped and stumbled. While he learned to run. The time came, For school bells to ring. I waved him off, Smiling as my tears stung. I expectantly…

A Fractured Mind

Can you not see it, Etched in my skin? Lighting up my veins, Like a nuclear disaster. Its a state of mind. Painted on a sunflower canvas, Disguised by swirls of yellow. Which on the surface, Represent smiles and happiness. While discreet orange streaks, Are sparks of ravenous flames. Burnt moments of mounting exhaustion, Frustration…

I am One of the Forgotten Disabled

I’m disabled, But I am not an inspiration. I’m not in the media, For breaking down walls. I am not a Paralympic star, Or one of those, A bad attitude can’t stop them. Doing the unbelievable, Amazing the world. Nor am I at deaths door, Critically chronic. Sympathy in bucket loads, Prayers and tears, Strangers…

Echoes of Moonlight

Dancing with the moon light, Losing myself inside a star. Freedom from my thoughts. I’m breaking the atmosphere, The night sky ajar. Dancing with the moon light. Twirling around a black hole. If I go in, will I go far? Freedom from my thoughts. I’m sliding down the twilight, Embracing the bizarre. Dancing with the…