Joey

To the Doctors who say, “I’m God,”

Hey Doc, you’re not God.
It’s amazing what a white coat and a degree can do to the ego.
So puffed up and proud of your intellect and logic.
You fail to see the human being in front of you,
but instead a diagnosis…

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In my suffering I sit before you,
burdened with this pain.
I long to share my story,
To be heard and known.

Give me a moment to explain,
And I will tell you why I came.
Show me that you care,
And not just a blank stare,
Into the glare of the screen,
You are…

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Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash

With every breathe my lungs expand,
The air moves within me.
With every beat of my heart,
the blood rushes through me.

Every ounce of my being is touched
and renewed, giving life to my body
and the strength to move.

Blessed with the freedom to choose,
I move down the…

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Joey

Joey

Orthodox Christian. Physical Therapist. Just your average Joey.