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Twas’ The Night Of Benlysta Results by Laureen Copeland

Twas’ The Night Of Benlysta Results by Laureen Copeland

The following poem was written and submitted by Laureen Copeland as part of the Write A Poem project. To view more projects submitted by Laureen, click here. Background: Last December, after Human Genome Sciences had announced the results of two, positive clinical trials for Benlysta,  I got a creative whim.  I felt that since it’sContinue Reading

Catherine’s Dance – A Poem by Jules Sherred

Catherine’s Dance – A Poem by Jules Sherred

I wrote the following poem in honour of my dance teacher, Catherine Boeckner, when she died very suddenly due to the complications of Lupus in 2002. If it was not for her, I probably would have continued to go misdiagnosed for many more years. She was a role model to many and taught me and others aContinue Reading

Butterfly – A Poem by Kevin Savino-Riker

Butterfly – A Poem by Kevin Savino-Riker

The following poem was written and submitted by Kevin Savino-Riker as part of the Write A Poem project. To view more projects submitted by Kevin, click here. BUTTERFLY One thousand faces but only one matters yours. The only one that affects me is the one I see on those days we never talk about when you’re armoredContinue Reading

Hey Butterfly – A Poem by JoAnn Abbott

Hey Butterfly – A Poem by JoAnn Abbott

The following poem was written and submitted by JoAnn Abbott as part of the Write A Poem project. To view more projects submitted by JoAnn, click here. Hey Butterfly Hey, butterfly You sure look pretty today Dancing from one flower to the next. Can I ask you a question? Did it hurt? Back when yourContinue Reading

Tears – Submitted by Jenn Pollner

Tears – Submitted by Jenn Pollner

The following poem was left by Jenn Pollner in the comments section of Write A Poem project. It has helped her a lot throughout her own life living with Lupus. Tears by: Anonymous It’s just a tear Rolling down her cheek Doesn’t mean she’s weak Just to much dealt A fact of life Unable to beContinue Reading

Write A Poem

Write A Poem

Beside sharing your story, I invite people to write poems about Lupus. Some themes can include butterflies, specific symptoms, personal struggles or personal journeys. The possibilities are limitless. To share your poetry, please email it to me at lupus@lupusartgallery.com. Include the name you would like included and link to your personal website if you have one.Continue Reading