43 — Razor Wheels

December 6, 2008

wheels

 

From W.

The weirdest dream I’ve ever had:  my wheelchair has razor wheels and it cuts up the hardwood floor in my living room, the carpet in the den, the linoleum in the kitchen.  My mom is furious and she tells me to get out and go to school and not come back.  When I get to school everyone’s looking at me weird and saying my wheelchair looks stupid, so I speed down the hall where the lockers all are cutting off people’s feet.  There’s blood everywhere, a river of it, with feet bobbing up and down. I’m bobbing in the river and my wheelchair is floating away– I can’t get to it.  I start to go under.   I wake up so scared it was real.


27 — 451289

December 1, 2008

 

a_day_in_the_parkFrom J.  It was a nice cool afternoon that day at my house in North Carolina, so I decided to go for a stroll down the nature trail that runs behind my house. I usually used my power wheelchair but that day I felt like getting a little exercise so I hopped in my manual wheelchair, grabbed my coat, and left my house. I started down the nature trail, going as slow as possible so I could just admire the flowers and bask in the tranquility and the peace of mind that nature brings to me. As I’m rolling along I see the grass move.

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