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Image of Karla Dorman, (c) 2009, Karen Vidra.

... it must be the pits to be so
disabled you can't see what's
in front of you -- all you see is
what I can't do and ignore the
what I can.  The cane is just a
fraction of who I am, not the 
sum total.  Do not pat me on
the head, don't feel sorry for
me, don't stare -- I've learned
to live with it.  Now:  can you?

(c) 2010, Karla Dorman (5/24)

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Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Amen Karla, that's the way I feel about it too...Love this poem...
In Christs Love
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Learn to ignore those who chose to notice the disability and not the individual. It is for you to be strong, be proud, and stand tall against all. Sometimes it makes me wonder which is worse, to have a disability that others can see and compensate or to have a disability that remains unnoticed and be scorned by others.

Be always safe,

Be always safe,
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler
Well said. In my experience many people are blinded by their own stuff, so much so that they jump to conclusions about others, all others; a sure sign of a lazy mind. The apostle Paul had an infirmity of some sort and look at what he was ABLE to do for the growth of the early church. Show them what you can do Karla. Love you, J'nia
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Like I said before, don't look in the mirror, but start spitting on the shadows of those stupid jerks that couldn't shot straight and only winged you into disability!

Semper Fi

Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat

I don't know why people stare at others that are different. But you are you, we've never met, so I can't see your cane, if I did it wouldn't matter. All I see is a very talented writer.

Reviewed by Micki Peluso
I use a cane mainly for balance and to help me walk further as I have severe fibro in my legs and other stuff, but my cane doesn't bother me at all and if it bothers someone else that's their problem. The more physically disabled I become the more determined I am to do even more. The cane is not who we are, just an object for a need as an umbrella when it rains. Hang tough!

Love, Micki
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
I DO know the feeling dear one, I was with the walker for a bit, then the cane, now though I can walk without either and even ride my bike, but I never look at a cane as a crutch or is it the other way around...Ed
Reviewed by D Johnson
Of course I can,

Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Powerful poem Karla,,,yes indeed, I can!
Reviewed by Jon Willey
Karla, yes I can -- and yes I do greatly admire who and what you are my dear friend -- continue to share your creative talents and love with us -- and may joy embrace you this day -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by John Flanagan
Yes, Karla!

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Don't treat us like second-class citizens: look at us BEYOND our disabilities and see the people we really are! A message that needs to be screamed out over and over again! Maybe one day these numbnuts will finally realize that we are more than our wheelchairs, canes, crutches, or seeing eye dogs! *GRRRR* Outstanding write, Karla; I hear ya ...

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Well said, Karla. Being disabled myself, I can relate to your feelings. God bless.
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