The Poem I Said I Would Never Write

The Poem I Said I Would Never Write

Every mother of a child who is disabled has at least one poem in her about her child, about the smile, the radiance, the beauty, the joy, the gifts, the focus, the new friends, the new purpose. And every mother of a child who is disabled has seen them all: they get...

Dreams

The dreams parents have For their children Who have disabilities Are different as those parents And those children. One said to me: “I want more for my child Than the 4 “fs” : Food Flowers Filth Fetch.” Another told me, With bursting pride Of her child’s task, Well...

Life Plan: A Poem

LIFE PLAN:1972 “Mary Cassett had one Great Romance in her life – her art.” This would not have been said about a male artist Or if it had one could answer with Rubens Rembrandt Bonnard Chagall Picasso Women are supposed to be so dedicated to their spouse they couldn’t...