Poem: Wishing Impossible

I want my life to be more
Than pills and pains and injections,
Doctors and specialists,
Clinic after clinic and test upon test;
More than
Ruthlessly policing every sip and bite,
Charting and calculating
Every breath and thought

I want to know how it feels
To be healthy;
To have intact cells and an
Automated, regulated system;
To trust my body to
Function

I want to be unafraid
Of going blind,
Of rotting from the inside out,
Of going to bed at night

I want to be more
Than my disease
~

I think this goes without saying, but as we live in a world of rampant asshattery, please allow me to state for the record: this is my intellectual property. As such, please do not copy, circulate, edit, alter, take credit for, or otherwise appropriate this material without my express permission. Thank you.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s