Stories tagged deafness

Jumper

263263 views1111 comments22 favs

She was the fifth jumper in as many years, anonymous, shabbily dressed, shredded by the oncoming subway train. She had waited for the 9:23 express, the train that blasts through without slowing.

Speak

782782 views00 comments00 favs

She can still be normal, says Momma, knowing my sister can’t hear, forgetting I can.

Xs and Os

933933 views33 comments22 favs

Momma pointed out our paintings on the walls, the signs we had learned, but when Daddy saw our friends, their wheelchairs, braces on their legs, he left...