Unseen Pain on Brave and Reckless

I am very pleased to have my poem Unseen Pain posted on the Brave and Reckless blog as part of the Living with Invisible Illness challenge.

When I park my truck In a handicapped spot at the store, And hang my handicapped placard in the window, I purposely walk with an exaggerated limp That on most days is not natural, And try to avoid the judging eyes of fellow patrons, Who cannot see that the worn down insides Of my prematurely […]

via Living with Invisible Illness: Unseen Pain- John W. Leys — Brave and Reckless