Claire Page


Wheelchair - Poem by Claire Page

Wheelchair

Hello how are you,
I'm fine thank you,
How are you,

To be quite honest,
Im just sitting here,
Waiting for someone to sit in me,
To take me outside for a drive,
Please sit in me,
& make yourself comfortable
& take me a for a drive.

If you haven't wondered,
My owner is disabled & in a wheelchair,
So I'm her legs which I don't mind,
Which I don't mind because Claire drives me,
Everywhere she needs to go.
The only thing I hat is I don't have a name just yet?
Oh yes I do its Carrie I must have forgot.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Wheelchair by Claire Page

  • (1/25/2017 10:43:00 AM)

    Claire,
    This is profound. I've needed a wheelchair and crutches for temporary disability, and they did become part of my identity, part of me. You reminded me...A great poem.
    (Report)Reply

    6 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (7/15/2005 6:37:00 PM)

    There's an old Australia saying, not used much these days, well, not since our dielect became more and more Americanised, unfortunately. The saying refers to admiring someone without ingratiation. So I say to you, Claire. 'I dips me lid'.
    Meaning, I doff my cap. Cheers, Jerry
    (Report)Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 2 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Friday, July 15, 2005



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]