Author and poet Nicole Luongo pens this We Are Cerebral Palsy poem celebrating National CP Awareness Day in the United States on March 25 along with the 17 million people worldwide living with the most common physical disability in childhood.
I wish I knew how it felt
to have a Valentine
on this day dedicated to lovers
why can’t you be mine?
Naked Desires Big, yet tender with purpose, your hands move so gently over my body like a waterfall of love washing over me time stood still as our bodies merged together like the waves of the sea crashing into the shore we became one and one night was all it took for us to give
Remember Me In the corners of your mind the space between love and loss think back to a time gone by when love remained at the end of the day passion melted our troubles away In the memories left behind in the corners of your mind where past loves reside… remember me. (c) Nicole Luongo
I’m an author, poet living with cerebral palsy (CP). When I read this disability poem by Marty Gregoire, who also thrives with CP, — and is the founder of Footsteps of WNY, an organization that provides charitable assistance to individuals with cerebral palsy — it really spoke to me. Benefits of Writing Poetry There are many benefits to
Where Were You When… The twin towers burned to the ground covered in dust can you still hear the sound of a nation’s cries as loved ones and countrymen wipe their eyes and ask why? Twenty-eight hundred people lost their lives at ground zero and became heroes in the name of freedom We shall never
I dedicated a poem to Michael Jackson. I can’t believe it’s been five years since his untimely death. RIP, MJ. Your music will live on forever.
It stands the test of time like aged cheese and fine wine a perfect blend of the days and nights of our lives the dance between the sheets the music that beats to the rhythm of our hearts… forever love. (c) Nicole Luongo 9/14/13.
Flirt I want to be free to be me the person I am not the person the world wants me to be Free me with your love I want to be accepted as a beautiful, intelligent woman Love me for my: body, mind, and spirit I want to experience true love the kind that tastes