by Diana Neutze
(New Zealand)

Twins photo courtesy of Netta Photo (Flickr)

Twins photo courtesy of Netta Photo (Flickr)

My disability accompanies me

everywhere; I have always to effect

a double introduction, explain:

there's two of us; were inseparable.

It's like traveling with a solipsistic

and highly vocal toddler,

or with an identical twin,

fractiously demanding

five star treatment as her special right.

I would gladly disown her, but she


Even in the dark I cast a shadow.

© 2009 Diana Neutze

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Dec 09, 2009
by: Jane D

I absolutely LOVE your last line! What a great image--MS does make us as if many people at any given time. Thanks for contributing. Jane

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