Lore Me34

Not Wheelchair Accessible

I have something to say but no one will hear it because I can’t get in.
The place to speak is not wheelchair accessible.
My whole life I have been on the outside looking in.
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  • Mj Lemon (2/9/2017 12:23:00 AM)

    This is a profound piece, Lore. I think sometimes 'the wheelchair inaccessibility' comes from an innocent place, from ignorance. But some of it is incurable, as it comes from an inability or unwillingness to empathize. I found with my last broken ankle that some people thought little of minimizing the injury. There were a few who even said they'd like to experience a broken leg without having one. I'm not sure how one experiences that; coping isn't comparable to an amusement park ride. This is a very thoughtful, thought-provoking poem.

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  • Sabrina , (7/11/2010 4:32:00 PM)

    this is something I didn't realize until the day I became a wheelchair user...
    very true...
    +10

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  • Francesca Johnson (5/24/2006 3:10:00 PM)

    I hear you, Ronald! Enjoyed this angry poem, and I hope others will hear, too.

    Love, Fran xx

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  • Patricia Gale (5/23/2006 11:56:00 PM)

    Well said! I know this feeling because my father was in a wheel chair most of his life. OUTSTANDING!

    Patricia Gale

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