Poem : Friends of the Handicapped

Friends of the Handicapped

Blessed are those who take the time
To listen to difficult speech,
For you help me to know that
if I persevere, I can be understood.

Blessed are you who never bid me to hurry up
or take may tasks from me
For my failures will be outweighed
By the times I surprise you and myself

Blessed are you who ask for my help
For my greatest need is to be needed.

Blessed are you who understand that it is
difficult for me to put thoughts into words.

Blessed are you who with a smile encourage
me to try once more.

Blessed are you who never remind me that today
I ask the same questions twice

Blessed are you who respect me and love me
just as I am.

3 thoughts on “Poem : Friends of the Handicapped”

  1. I am a Handicapped person, below knee cut. I am living a happy life with my wife and a son in India, at Banjhikusum, Po – Mahisapat, Dist – Dhenkanal – 759001.

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