This is my poem, If There Was Less Pain, I Would…If I Could, featured on poetreecreations.org’s blog today. Wow.. I’m ecstatic, excited, and thrilled! Thank you poetreecreations for making my day! Please take a moment to visit their blog and see the beautiful forms of poetry expression from others. It will be well worth it. Be blessed! -JD
I am Joy and I want the world to know,
what I would do if this were so.
If I lived in a world with less pain, this is what you would see.
A world filled with less struggles and strain, aching to be free.
I would be a voice that does not go unheard.
But instead be one of distinction to serve,
a community of people with better places to go
in their provision of care that exceeds “the pain world” we’ve come to know.
Pain as it is, with treatment that works.
Not pushed or stereotyped merely because we “irk”,
the professional that thinks we all are the same,
prescribing a drug that has the same name,
even if our conditions are in different range.
If I were this person this is how it would be,
you could hear my voice but you can’t…
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