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Arthiritis

January 9, 2012
By n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
83 articles 23 photos 232 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."





~Luara Moncur


I fell again today
How? I can't really say.
My knees are weakening-
Just to kick a soccer ball is a sore thing!
I try to push on
But it only causes the pain to
come upon,
No body knows how hard it is;
Until they've experienced arthritis.
You can't do anything fun,
Cant' run long-or at all- in the summer sun.
Those without complications
Don't realize how depressing it really is.
I use to think I would be healed
But now my body's like a battlefield!
My faith is almost gone,
Can I even continue to press on?
Would it be a let down if I quit?
How normal is, I'm starting to forget.
It's a sad fate for us-
And most times i try my best not to fuss
But sometimes the pains almost unbearable,
Though holding in the tears is actually something I'm capable.


The author's comments:
I have had JRA- juvenile rheumatoid arthritis for 7 years. At one point-when I wrote this poem- I was literally crippled...thankfully a year and a half after writing this I am playing soccer! On a team which i hadn't been able to do in 7 years!

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on Jan. 18 2012 at 1:18 pm
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
83 articles 23 photos 232 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."





~Luara Moncur

yes im super happy i can too!

on Jan. 18 2012 at 8:57 am
chloena_garrett GOLD, Colorado City, Texas
19 articles 13 photos 180 comments

Favorite Quote:
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

A poem is never finished, only abandoned.

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

awwwww scene. im sorry you have tht. But its great tht ur better. Especially better enough to do the thing you love!


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