Im A Down Syndrome Child

No one else but me
Had been stared at
Like a starnger on earth
They look at me worried and afraid

by Nasra Al Adawi Click to read full poem

Comments about Im A Down Syndrome Child

Ghada Shahbender 30 Apr 2005 10:34
These wonderful creatures of God have inspired the best of you Nasra. They touch our lives more than the people who stare care to admit. Wonderful poetry, but this is your best.
Nasra Al Adawi 10 Mar 2005 11:30
Having been related to a beautiful down syndrome child...three of them....I Just have a smile when I ever I recall one of them....You do not see children with special needs ion play ground or being taken out with parents in my country...once it happens...people tend to stare...I
Lenchen Elf 10 Mar 2005 09:10
Thank you for sharing this, differences are feared rather than rejected by many people. It is sad that you have to be the one to ease our worries with a radiant smile.all the best L
Mary Nagy 10 Mar 2005 07:26
Very moving.....I think many of us are afraid of what we don't find familiar.....afraid to offend with the wrong words or actions. I guess silence can be just as wrong. Sincerely, Mary
Michael Shepherd 10 Mar 2005 06:23
Beautifully put down. And we - we are not proud of our reaction... but when we sing with you, it's different...!
Deepak Amembal 10 Mar 2005 05:34
such a heart felt plea.....very touching