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A poem in memory of our disabled dead

Merry Cross writes to mark this week's International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 4, 2013
1 min read

Today we remember our dead

Our dead disabled brothers and sisters

ConDem-ed to death

For daring to need support

ConDem-ed to death

By systems designed to fail them

ConDem-ed to death

By stress and starvation.

ConDem-ed to death

By one of the richest governments in the world.

Merry Cross is a member of Berks Disabled People Against Cuts and she calls for all to stand by seriously ill and disabled people. You can contact Merry on berksdpac@gmail.com and find out more on the DPAC website.

The UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities takes place on 3 December every year.