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Best Disability Poems

Below are the all-time best Disability poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of disability poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member BiPartisan Dissonance
When oppositional cognitive dissonance deflects focus,
it tends to go back to when I deflected focus from her.
She sends me passive-aggressive messages,
bread crumbs leading back in...

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Categories: disability, conflict, math, parents, political,

Steadfast Grit
Some tomorrow soon, I shall walk again,
though not as I walked in days past.
To reach that doorway - my foremost campaign
and thus I'll keep walking...

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Categories: disability, beach, courage, passion, visionary,

"What is a Sad Day In America?"

It is a “Sad Day” in America when you wake...

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Categories: disability, black african american, education,

Poetry in an Urdu Nutshell
stacked high
scribbled stenos of
an automatic act
of little understanding or thought-------------

visceral finality       

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Categories: disability, poems, poetry, poets, self,

Premium Member My disability and miserable life
I m not angry with you, life
simply astonish
of how I ve been demolish
simply baffled
of your innocent questions

never thought that in order to live
I would need...

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Categories: disability, abuse, bullying, evil, loneliness,

Black Lives Matter
 Black Lives Matter  

They gave me a college education
But left me unemployed
But they say
Black lives matter
I won 7 Grammy awards
I didn't get a...

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Categories: disability, history,

I'm Disabled, Not Stupid
Some people can be so ignorant
I know they're not to blame
They see me in my wheelchair
And say “Aw, isn't it a shame”?

I say “Hello, I’m...

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Categories: disability, discrimination,

Premium Member I, am a Warrior
I am a survivor, a warrior,
no matter how far I fall in this life!
My short time full of hurts and scars,
all my journals read like...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: disability, courage, life, strength,

My son

Aged four and half, first day at school
he was going to prove he was no fool,
through boredom disrupted his class
which continued each following day alas,

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: disability, age, art, graduate, motivation,

The Catterfairy contest
Have you ever seen a catterfairy?
Many found her to be quite scary,

She came out of her cocoon others said to soon
And only part of her...

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Categories: disability, animals, fantasy, children, hope,

Hijacked by Lexicon Thievery
This poem may get into trouble,
The world wants identity double.
Attempting to culture commonality,
The world champions individuality.

Theft of language has become all too common,
Yesterday’s use today...

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Categories: disability, change, color, confusion, gender,

Sue doesn’t sit so demurely in her motorised wheelchair.
She’ll tell folks to stop gawking as it's very rude to stare!
Beneath her tenuous frame is quite...

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Categories: disability, character, girl, inspirational, uplifting,

differences we shouldn't see
I am here surrounded by
People of every shape and size
Skin color--disability
Why can't everybody see
We may be different from outside
Open your eyes, you will find
The similarities...

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Categories: disability, change, discrimination, feelings, racism,

Premium Member The One-Legged Sandpiper
I saw a one-legged Sandpiper
today on the beach.
I saw him land on his single pedestal,
it was an artful thing.

Entranced by his disability,
I stood transfixed with...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: disability, animal, appreciation, bird, judgement,

His monkey-fascination made him own a “monkeyrium”
There, monkeys and cousin apes in their gladdening crusade freely reign
Unlike the sea creatures in the imprisoning aquarium
The funny...

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Categories: disability, blessing, boy, child, god,

Ability in disability
3) ability in disability
  If you hate you will die
  If you love you will die 
   Why not love and...

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Categories: disability, africa, caregiving, change, courage,

Global Pollution 
This is a hate Crime Rhyme
Opposing all of he or she who passed a veto 
I will slam everyone in the House of...

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Categories: disability, giving, hate, me, political,

Disability Not Inability
She has overwhelmed me with her love
My love is not for legs
Not only her skin texture
The properly shaped head neither

Her thoughts can entrance
Those of a...

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Categories: disability, family,

Ability in Disability
Disabilities are within and without
In this truth, there is no doubt
This gives us all something to think about

Let us not gape at others and stare

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Categories: disability, education, faith, hope, inspirational,

Premium Member I R S
I.  looked inside of me for the answers but they were invisible.

    Blindness over took me and you taxed my patience.


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Categories: disability, angst, devotion, me,

Seated at the right hand of the father
at hiding 
won't know to look at
embarrassment, worse than bad breath

must have smacked my head against something
when I was playing good cop, bad cop
and I...

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Categories: disability, chicago, child, culture, me,

My Disability
I was born with dyslexia,
And also A.D.D.
I’m not sure that you understand
What this demands of me.

You have formed your low opinion,
And judged me in your...

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Categories: disability, life, peopleme, me, high

Oh say can I see 
By the big florescent lights
Once so proudly now has fell
Fell into reality? 
Fell into right? 
Fell into a time where...

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Categories: disability, grief, history, humorous, introspection,

My 'Disability'
I'm not broken, 
dont look down on me,
dont push me around. 
dont laugh when I ask a question in class.
dont smirk when Im confused.
dont make...

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Categories: disability, funny, high school, how

Special Love

They are special 
With a love essential
They and only they are endowed 
With the amazing biology of giving birth 
And the natural ability to breast-feed...

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Categories: disability, caregiving, eulogy, family, mothers