Monday, April 05, 2010

Topography










this is my story
and place of birth

a wheelchair
a body wrapped in a sack

a childhood jerked around
by an unwarranted curse

and a stubborn useless desire
for a pair of tailored hands

climbing up my thighs 




©  Sergio A.  Ortiz, publisher:  Flutter Press, 2009

3 comments:

  1. Thank you! yes, it is a very sad poem.

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  2. Thanks for sharing. Love it.

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