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Do You Really See?

March 30, 2011
By chrisoulakat PLATINUM, Tinley Park, Illinois
chrisoulakat PLATINUM, Tinley Park, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Stop waiting and be free. Of me- put me deep inside you and then go out in the world and live. Love the world and yourself in it, move through it offers no resistance, as though the world is your natural element." -The Time Traveler's Wife

If people can see,
Then they can see me.

If people can hear,
Then they can hear what I have to say.

If people can touch,
Then they can be touched by my heart.

But what people only see-
Is the fact that I am a disabled person.

What they expect from me-
Is to be in Special Education.

What they think they know,
Is that I’m deaf.

But if people can see,
They would see that I am normal.

But if people can hear,
They would hear that I can hear them clearly.

But if people can touch,
They would touch my soul,
And see who I really am.

The only fact is-
I am not a disabled person.
I am a normal girl.

The author's comments:
I was upset one day in school and wrote all my thoughts down. Later in the school year, I submitted this for my poetry unit- and I received an A+.

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kat27 GOLD said...
on Apr. 27 2011 at 4:50 pm
kat27 GOLD, Jacksonville, Florida
14 articles 1 photo 30 comments
write more, just keep writing.