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The Body Takes Control

I knew from the second with my first morning breath,
That my body has woken up sick
It has had enough of my mind playing games,
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according to Dictionary.com
1. a disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part, structure, or system of the body resulting from the effect of genetic or developmental errors, infection, poisons, nutritional deficiency or imbalance, toxicity, or unfavorable environmental factors; illness; sickness; ailment. 1,039 more words

Nancy Ferrato

When The Physical Abuse Starts

I couldn’t believe it.  He shoved me while I tried to comfort our crying baby.  His anger, only witnessed once towards his father, now boiled over at me.  646 more words


It's 3:30 am -- What World Problem Are You Solving?

Even though I’ve boycotted the news, every now and then, I will check CNN to see what I have been missing in the world. I only have to do it for a moment because they repeat the same nonsense over and over, and analyze the story to pieces. 481 more words

Summing & Breaking

filling papers out for a doctor
‘list prior known diagnosis’
eleven illnesses sum me up
but really they break me down


Poetry is a way to express yourself and help people through things, but it is not  95 more words


What is this wet stuff from my eyes?

Hmmm. I’m not 100% how I feel right now. Besides being ridiculously stressed at work and over other people’s bs, I’m finding myself needing to take some time out to vent – so here goes. 380 more words


Due to my illness or (illnesses now); as I count, we are up to seven,  plus a few skin infections thrown in;  I haven’t been able to work and have had to apply for social security disability.   226 more words

Me And Mine