Disability stories, books, poems, and more

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In the wilderness, a beakless penguin named Percy and a trunkless elephant named Ellie form an extraordinary friendship. They overcome their limitations by using their unique strengths to survive. Their bond inspires others. A magical ceremony grants them their missing features. They become heroes, rescuing lost animals. Their story spreads,… Read More
When Kayden Fraser walks into Madeline Copeland's life at the county fair, she is shocked by his ability to communicate and give her butterflies so easily. Being the new kid meant Madeline was already nervous for the first day at her new school, but she worried even more that she… Read More
My name is Roger Corea. I have written five novels and I am the screenwriter of the screenplay entitled, “There’s So Much More to Fishing Than Catching Fish”. This thrilling 159-page adventure combines the levity of a small-town breakfast nook in Western New York with a dangerous life-threatening struggle in… Read More

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My first teacher caught my ADD, decades before clinical labels were commonly known. Read More
A personal journey about overcoming negative cultural stereotypes regarding sex & disability. Read More

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An essay about overcoming and dispelling cultural stereotypes as a person with physical challenges. Read More
A completed version of a short story I submitted here, https://www.booksie.com/687197-planned-obsolescence-short-version. Follows the story of Cynthia, a woman in a future where medical science is progressing so quickly it may be leaving her own needs behind. Read More

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The Fantasy Realm House

Silver, steel, fire, and blood; this is the way of Deselam. There are no heroes, no divine purpose, and no happily ever afters. What Deselam does have is the Regulators: people dedicated to the ideals of right and justness despite it all. These are their stories, and the little ways… Read More
Shortened first draft of a sci-fi short story I worked on. Follows the story of Cynthia, a woman in a future where medical science is progressing so quickly it may be leaving her own needs behind. Longer version found here: https://www.booksie.com/692263-planned-obsolescence Read More

Essay / Memoir

July 11, 2022

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The Review Chain House

I started writing this over a year ago, abandoned it, and now finished it. When I started, I was looking for a way to describe chronic illness, pain, and fatigue to people in my life who don’t experience it. Thus, an overly long, weird metaphor because figurative language, I’ve found,… Read More

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another in my music caricatures. of course, any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events, is purely coincidental. Read More
Just another poem about my health. Read More
Just another poem on my health. This one more of my mental health surrounding PTSD. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

January 12, 2022

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A poem about my current health journey. Read More
Theresa Patterson knew since the accident that she would never be able to see again. She'd lived with it for years, too long, it felt like she was born with the disability. She always thought her life would be easier if she could see the world around her and that… Read More
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

Book / Fantasy

February 27, 2019

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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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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
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