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A Poem On Long Term Illness

I was diagnosed with colitis in 2002 at the age of 24. I after almost four years of ‘spontaneous remission’, flared up (November, 2008). Since that flare began, I’ve been struggling to get it under control. I wrote this poem during a time when no treatment seemed to work, at least for long. It reflects some of my struggles in coping with long-term illness. Enjoy.… Read More »A Poem On Long Term Illness