Disability Poems | Examples of Disability Poetry

Disability Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of disability poems. This list of poems for disability is a great resource for examples of disability poems and show how to write poems for disability. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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Categories: disability, perspective,
21 The Common Link
by Nick Trim
The commonly found ability
of those that individually
contribute in history 
toward our evolutionary activity
is perceived to be a disability
by nearly all of humanity 
is actually 
a...

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Categories: disability, animal, appreciation, bird, judgement,
The One-Legged Sandpiper
by Greg Gaul
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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Categories: disability, change, discrimination, feelings, racism,
differences we shouldn't see
by robin davis
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, character, encouraging, hope, mental
12 ADHD
by Nick Trim
Everyone has knowledge about A.D.H.D, but they lie,
I know this because actual knowledge is hard to come by.
People say you don't want to take Ritalin
So...

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Categories: disability, devotion, love, sick,
Premium MemberIn Sickness and in Health
by Laura Loo
I shall shower with unselfishness when you gently call my name, 
I shall give you all the dreams you deserve, you shall do the same.
When...

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Categories: disability, art, poetry,
Shattered
by James McLain
Looking at people who are damaged in different ways,
As a mirror that is dropped, broken never the same though a few try.
Broken the pieces that...

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Categories: disability, social, society, solitude,
Premium MemberKummerspeck: Lisandro's Song
by William Craychee
Kummerspeck
(Lisandro's Song)

Little Lisandro (he's white, don't get
offended)
sits at a desk in a schoolroom he'd rather not be in
forced by people he doesn't know
to do what...

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Categories: disability, character, girl, inspirational, uplifting,
Premium MemberSHE'LL ALWAYS GO ON BELIEVING
by JAN ALLISON
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, abuse, bullying, evil, loneliness,
My disability and miserable life
by Faraz Ajmal
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, change, color, confusion, gender,
Premium MemberHijacked by Lexicon Thievery
by Michael Vacek
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, courage, life, strength,
Premium MemberI, am a Warrior
by Broken Wings
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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Categories: disability, death, life,
End of life options
by Paul Warren
I watched something on the television in a program about Euthanasia 
And since my father died from cancer what palliative care would be a saviour
I...

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Categories: disability, feelings, how i feel,
Premium MemberSlow Man's Land
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
was always considered slow
I have a learning disability
So what, I deal with what comes

There are so many like me out there
We get along in the...

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Categories: disability, bullying, feelings, how i
Premium MemberSLD - Specific Learning Disability
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
When I was 6 I started
having troubles in my class
So they decided to give me
a test to see the problem I had

Found out I had...

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Categories: disability, beauty, bible, christian, prayer,
The Year 2049
by curtis johnson
		
	
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Categories: disability, anxiety, death,
End of Life Options
by Paul Warren
I watched something on the television in a program about Euthanasia 
And since my father died from cancer what palliative care would be a saviour
I...

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Categories: disability, abuse, addiction, faith, god,
Premium MemberI know
by Tony Brady
A man born into lesser places, 
than even hell itself.

Asking for God to save him,
from the love that he has felt.

Going back to where he...

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Categories: disability, planet, political, pollution, weather,
A-W
by Wes Martin
Americans, Algerians, Australian aborigines,
Corrupt leaders of the world involved in illegal activities.
Bloodthirsty bullies brazenly bombing bystanders,
Militaries full of corrupt army commanders.
Charities for children, carers in...

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Categories: disability, allusion,
fresno
by Frank Penicaro
she never worked
she collected disability and child support
no ambition
3 kids from to fathers.
 she was lost in the backdrop of a California valley.

I plead guilty...

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Categories: disability, funny, high school, how
My 'Disability'
by Elissa Quigley
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, abuse, bullying, celebrity, hip
Dear singing famous
by verlecia fields
Dear singing famous

I am writing to say would you please
consider giving me back my lyrics?
This is hard for me to ask 
and i know this...

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Categories: disability, allegory, analogy,
Another Trump Blunder
by James Horn
Going against his own promises, Donald Trump's administration deported the first DREAMer we know of—someone with the legal right to live, work, and study in...

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Categories: disability, allusion, bullying, destiny,
gravitational forces
by Brenda Hamodey
the dependency that ravels the questions and answers to be direct in the nationality of all that pertains to the moment of course and depends...

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Categories: disability, america, father daughter, mental
On His Special Day
by Connie Joffe
[On His Special Day]

On his special day, I am still here to share him with you.

I am so proud of the man… 
That will give...

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Categories: disability, hope,
spiritual devinity
by jennifer spase
What am I suppose to know?

 what am I suppose to do?  

what am I suppose to live?

How am I suppose to have a...

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Categories: disability, age, art, graduate, motivation,
Premium MemberMy son
by Roy Pett

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,
by...

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Categories: disability, africa, angel, confidence, destiny,
AMOPE
by Abosede Ogundare
She was the little girl we knew had no feet
She was the little girl we knew walked with her knee
She was the little girl we...

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Categories: disability, discrimination,
I'm Disabled, Not Stupid
by Jenny Linsel
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, abortion, abuse, corruption, life,
Premium MemberBut Seriously
by Laura Loo
Seriously?
You drive a Benz with chrome plated wheels,
then from the government you continue to steal,
I wonder if you’ll ever really know how it feels,
to be...

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Categories: disability, art, love,
Premium MemberRebel For The Cause
by Louis Borgo
I know what I can and what I can’t be arrest it for,
I know the captain and sheriff by the first name,
If you was to...

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Categories: disability, anxiety, appreciation, emotions, missing
second part A Truckers Wife
by Joanna Ryan
When im upset and full of worry you create a sense of ease,
I'll put those darker days behind me knowing good always comes in threes.
There's...

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Categories: disability, blessing,
Society
by Mario Vitale
Society 

Like a cold clap in the dark you lit a spark of what I was waiting for
 You hide behind the false hidden garb...

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Categories: disability, discrimination, life, spoken word,
Feel The Dis
by Gordon McConnell
Disability paints an haunting sound
it's view shows missed the mark
you reach out but can't grasp it
it feels you're grasping in the dark

My tongue is my...

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Categories: disability, race, sports, strength, water,
Phil Hogg
by Rhoda Monihan
Phil embraced his disability when he acquired it, 
And took up the disability sport of para-triathlon, 
Where you swim, cycle and race a set distance:
He...

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Categories: disability, sports, strength,
Ross Wilson
by Rhoda Monihan
Ross holidayed as a kid once at Center Parcs, 
Where he first played the sport of table tennis, 
And he loved it so much ‘cos...

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