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Stories From the Edge of Blindness

In 2002, Retinitis Pigmentosa changed my life. This is my story of a slow approach to darkness.

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October 2012

Glasses for Every Occasion

I got my first pair of glasses when I was 19.  It was a revelatory experience.  I had gone through all of my school years looking at blurry chalk boards and the shapeless faces of my teachers, and then suddenly... Continue Reading →

Fragile Threads

Life is always hanging by such fragile threads and I find myself carefully maneuvering through the tangled web they weave.  Always living in a whisper and treading ever so softly, so as not to upset the balance.  I am a... Continue Reading →

Disappearing

I haven't been writing, but my mind is ablaze.  My life feels so heavy and my voice feels choked and uncertain.  I may, at times, wish that I could disappear, but I wake each morning and find that I am... Continue Reading →

Lost Vision, Lost Voice

I haven't been writing at all lately.  No blog, no poetry, no stories....just nothing.  I feel as if I don't have much to say and when I search for my voice I find only silence and an emptiness that holds... Continue Reading →

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