While I can never deny loving YouTube vids of singing in Sign, I’d like to post some examples of other art created by people with disabilities. Today, I thought I’d link to some poetry.
I’m only going to quote a line or two from each poem, as I think it’s important to read the whole poem.
Until the Day by Laura Hershey
(Inspired by, and dedicated to, Constance McMillan)
Until the day
the two girls in tuxedos
Fallen by Elizabeth Switaj [In Black Market Review]
I am watching the angels break their skulls
They are not the angels
Above the Cafe, by Elizabeth Switaj
darken night with coffee
April Poetry by cripchick
if i had time to make a zine, i’d put all these poems together. april is national poetry month so a bunch of radical women of color poets and i attempted to write a poem a day. this is what came about for me (ones on the top are the most recent):
[There are 8 poems, I don’t want to quote just one.]
I would give…. by blackamazon [Trigger warning for description of self-harm]
I would give….
of ever being seen as beautiful