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Ohio, 1972. Anne Sheer is a thirteen year old blind girl who loves the carnival when it comes to town. As she goes to a show on Saturday night, she becomes involved in a series of adventures that causes her to become late home. Read More
Joseph Beck has lived most of his life with the nickname, "Apeman." Bullied by his father and classmates, he creates a powerful world of art and imagination. Can he find success with his art and even love? Read More
This poem is brand new. It's about a life that consists of little and the sting of idleness. Read More
Different terms have been used for disabled people in different times and places. Disability or impairment are terms commonly used today. In contexts where their differences are visible, persons with disabilities often face stigma. Gary suffered from a disability. Indeed, he had his two legs amputated. Read More
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be autistic? This is a collection of poems and short stories related to understanding and accepting autism. Read More
A poem all about my twin brother, Joseph, nicknamed Piglet. Read More
Lâii had grown up surrounded by her fellow Ixaili- shapeshifting earthen protectors- and they all had lived in peace. But after an attack from mortals leaves their tribe devastated, and kills their leaders, she takes it upon herself to try to fix things. One of the late leaders of… Read More

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It is the 7 year anniversary since I became disabled and I remember the friends who have left me and the new friends who let me lean on them and give me as much support as needed. This is a thank you to them. Read More

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After I became disabled, I found out what true loneliness really meant, as my friends drifted away from me, unable to relate to the pain I was going through, Read More
A girl writes about her little brother, who was born with Down syndrome and sensory processing disorder. Read More
A mother who has a child with special needs shares her story. Read More

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the story about a young boy with down syndrome and how he enjoys life. Read More
Parameters change, people grow together or apart by challenge they face. Where may the ship be sailing to? Read More
If you can't do what you want to do, if you can't live up to what others expect, it's a battle against yourself. Abandoned by your own soldiers, the pain doubled, you wonder if that war can be won at all. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 17, 2016

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If your life crumbles beneath your feet, what will you do? If you have to let everything go, what would be left? A bitter fight against oneself this is, when you're your own worst enemy. There's not much left to do, but wait until you lose your struggle or… Read More
after losing her mother, olivia is sent off to live with her brother and his girlfriend. not only will they learn what it's like to care for someone with special needs, but she might just learn a little more about herself... Read More
Emmett Walters is a 28 year old journalist looking for the perfect story to finish off his series with a bang. Looking for something unusual, he decided to stick close to home and take a look into the Oakham Hospital, which has been abandoned for nearly twenty years after a… Read More
When a government head's daughter is found in the woods on the border of a cluster of colonies delusional and haunted, she is sent to Colony #348. A disabled person colony. However, Rae Shepherd, a hoverer (Hoverchair user) knows this new resident holds a new secret that could turn Colony… Read More
A short story of my experience with pain, pseudo-addiction, real full-blown life destroying addiction. My long road back to reality and how I returned from the lowest depths of human depravity to finding and understanding the maxim 'Know Thyself'. Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

November 09, 2015

Writing from the point of view of someone with a disability that leaves them restricted to a wheelchair, but cannot speak. This person is deeply in love with someone who shares their view, though the disabled person feels something is going wrong. Read More
A note written by the character about what happened to his brother when he was younger. It is being used as an apology for a guilty conscious. Read More
This article tells the stories of individuals who achieved phenomenal fits, monumental odds notwithstanding with the intent to encourage readers never to give up in life and never to look down on themselves or others who may be physically handicapped. Read More

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(VERY SHORT NOVEL) I wrote the account of what happened, right after it happened, but every time I tried to edit, or reread it, I found myself bursting into tears, causing me to fall into a deep depression over the holiday season, that I am only now, weeks later, trying… Read More
These are all original quotes or proverbs that I have made myself. They are all my original ideas and words. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 31, 2015

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To a verbally challenged man Read More
Tom struggles with his mental disability. Read More
The story of an unusual boy who helps the people of a small town. Read More
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