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No Different More the Same
by Michelle R Kidwell Power In The Pen

Monday, February 07, 2005
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Just a quick poem before I call it a night, unless my muse decided to waken me tonight...


 


 


 


 


A disabled child is first a child...


 


I feel what you feel


Laughter and tears


I expreince them all.


My disability does not stop me


From knowing what's going on around me


I hear the laughter,


See the way people back away from me


I am only a kid


A kid who wants to make friends,


Can't you understand that?


 


My legs may not work like your's


My learning may be slower


My sight may be little or maybe

I can't see at all


But that does not stop me


From understanding


Why I don't have friends come over


When will parents understand


A child can not "catch a disability"


And I am a child first


When will you understand that?


 


Listen to me Please


I only want you to hear me


I am a child first


Don't treat me as if


I am damaged goods...


 


Copyright Michelle R Kidwell


Feb.7.2005



 

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Reviewed by Sarah Tagert 2/12/2005
very powerful write!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/8/2005
Michelle,

A beautifully penned poem with a fantastic message--thank you for writing this!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 2/8/2005
a wonderful message, and a lovely write....
Reviewed by Sue Hess 2/8/2005
great poem, great message and a beautiful picture
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/8/2005
Beautiful poem with a solid, much needed message; and what a beautiful picture! Extremely well done, Michelle! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Bonnie Torrente 2/7/2005
A wonderful message, Michelle.
Well worth writing about and you did so, very nicely.

Love, Bonnie



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