Patience- A Chronic Illness Poetry Collection

I have managed to collect a variety of poetry written by those suffering with ME/CFS as well as other Chronic Illnesses from all over the world.

This one is extra special as the artist has turned is poem into the most beautiful and moving song, I have literally listened to this over and over again, it is honest and realistic rendition of how many of us feel

 

Patience

by Ren Gill
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M.E and Me – A Chronic Illness Poetry Collection

I have managed to collect a variety of poetry written by those suffering with ME/CFS as well as other Chronic Illnesses from all over the world.

M.E and Me

By Ainslie Eccleston

I have a disease that nobody sees,

I cry to the heavens and fall to my knees,

I’ve tried and tried a thousand times,

To crack the code, to find reason and rhyme,

Years go by and I learn to adapt, Continue reading

CFS or whatever you are…. – A Chronic Illness Poetry Collection

I have managed to collect a variety of poetry written by those suffering with ME/CFS as well as other Chronic Illnesses from all over the world.

CFS or whatever you are…….

By Elizabeth Wenzler

When I look in the mirror, what do I see?

A faded worn out image of me…

Physically present, but not quite here,

A life that could become permanent I fear……..

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Invisible Illness will not break ME-A Chronic Illness Poetry Collection

I have managed to collect a variety of poetry written by those suffering with ME/CFS as well as other Chronic Illnesses from all over the world.

Invisible Illness will not break ME

By Ainslie Eccleston and Lachlan Conway

I have a disease that nobody sees
I cry to the heavens and fall to my knees
I’ve tried and tried a thousand times
To crack the code, to find reason and rhyme
Years go by and I learnt to adapt Continue reading

Little Steps-A Chronic Illness Poetry Collection

I have managed to collect a variety of poetry written by those suffering with ME/CFS as well as other Chronic Illnesses from all over the world.

 

A good prescription: Little Steps

by Lindsay Nuffer

I dreamed I could do what I saw others do
I believed they were special and talented too
I knew deep inside there was much more to me
But I did not know how to set myself free
I was stuck in a world of impossible dreams
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Murphy’s Law: A Chronic Illness Poetry Collection

I have managed to collect a variety of poetry written by those suffering with ME/CFS as well as other Chronic Illnesses from all over the world.

Murphy’s Law

By Jody Kurt Schuller

I ran a marathon yesterday while drinking a bottle of liquor!

Well that’s what my body told me while I was staring into the mirror.
The reflection of confusion, what is happening to me?

I realize I need to seek help, but I’m too sick to even see my GP.
But I got responsibilities; a man has to take care of his situation.

Who would have thought this would be a daily conversation?!
Sure, I’ll be fine, it’s just a virus, and it has to go away.

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CFS Comic Strip- CFS/ ME Awareness Week 2015

One of my spoonie friends wrote about her CFS/ME journey as a comic strip and I absolutely love it, it talks about her journey from the very beginning to right now, she is by no means recovered but her functionality has improved and continues to do so as time goes on.

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