For nearly half of my life I don’t know What internet was I think I was The only kid in my class That didn’t have at home Because we just couldn’t afford it When things got better at home And this new world opened up Right in front of my eyes And let me tell … Continue reading How Did I Live?
When that voice Enters your mind Acting like your best friend Injecting self-hate And depression in you Telling you That if you want To feel that you have Any kind of worth You need to do this and that When you try to remove that voice Will fight you But if you ask for help … Continue reading Not As Simple As Eating….
I thought about you All my life But when I looked You were invisible To the mirror We battled Since you wanted To come out But I was scared To show the real me To the world Alex
With just one hit Life as you know it Is no longer You are in shock Trying to see that All the ones you love Are safe In the aftermath Of the hurricane You look to see if you have Any personal belongings left So you can move on With your life Alex
We were just teens Tasting what love could be Getting judged because of Skin colour We taught each other What real love is But inside me I was fighting A silent battle Hiding who I really am So even if I loved you To the moon and back Even if with pain I had to … Continue reading I Had To For Myself
Dear Brother We never met But I still miss you We only have one photo Of you And that photo Will stay in our hearts The worse thing is To see the pain In my mum’s eye We know that you are In heaven Protecting us Alex
Hate is something that I had to face all my life. The first episode that is marked in my head I was about 7 or 8. When an uncle, I never saw or met before decided to come on holiday. My dad and my uncle went to the yard to talk, and I must have … Continue reading Hate Due To Disability….
I have been a wheelchair user all my life, although my mum told me that I could stand till the age of 2. When my parents bought the house, they could never have guessed that they will have a son with a disability. The thing is that to access most of the rooms in the … Continue reading Inaccessibility In The House
For years and years You have been there With your paw Right beside me When I’m happy and sad Watched me grow into The man that I am today Now that You are getting older Nowadays, you put your head On my stomach And look me In the eye As if to tell me When … Continue reading Off The Topic Thursdays/ Man’s Best Friend
Within the first few hours of my life, doctors told my mum that I won’t make. Not only did I make it, but I was also breathing by myself within the first 24 hours. Even if I was born 3 months premature and weighing only 1 Kg. I just asked my mum when was it … Continue reading Living with Cerebral Palsy Part One