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Where I'm At.......

We all have crosses to bear Because you can’t see mine doesn’t mean it’s not there I struggle with it day and night Trying hard to keep the…

Started by photomkr

0 Oct 20, 2013

MY NEW YEAR begins in the spring...

MY NEW YEAR begins in the spring... *April Haiku Twenty years, pricking, stabbing fingers and belly. April, bring me hope! May Haiku The Hu…

Started by Trudy

2 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by Trudy

April Is National Poetry Month!!

These are my three entries for TuDiabetes' April is National Poetry Month!! April Haiku Twenty years, pricking, stabbing fingers and belly.…

Started by Trudy

2 May 4, 2013
Reply by Trudy

My latest Arabic Poetry

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

5 Dec 23, 2012
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman


October Golden leaves, russet leaves falling, spiraling, blown into mini whirlwinds down, down to the ground. Rains have soaked yesterday's…

Started by Trudy

0 Oct 18, 2012

Steven's Haiku

This poem is not about Diabetes; Steven was killed by a hit-run driver years ago. The connection is that apparently the stress triggered my…

Started by Trudy

4 Jun 20, 2012
Reply by Peetie

Winter Wreath

Winter Wreath In autumn we collect our pine cones, gather our firewood, steal tiny branches of red Winter Berries from the pheasants. In wi…

Started by Trudy

9 Apr 8, 2012
Reply by Judith


Mr Down They called him Mr DownBut all his numbers wereHighHe was happy that" high" cameHis wayTill chemotherapy startedAnd all his hair wa…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

1 Apr 7, 2012
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

Summer Camp

This poem is inspired by my summers at Camp Sweeney in Gainesville, Texas. It’s a diabetes camp with the goal of giving kids a break from m…

Started by Leanne

0 Mar 4, 2012


Lately I've been on a diabetes poetry kick and my theme this week is Reflection. These are first drafts so please don't judge them too hars…

Started by Leanne

0 Mar 1, 2012




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