#DisabilityPrideMonth. July 2021. Anybody written poems that challenge systemic ableism and discrimination that they have encountered. Contact me, and I will feature your work on this blog post all month.

meaning of DPM motif

What does DPM mean


In-Valid by Su Zi

-Su Zi (originally published in New American Writing 16)

Stares by Karl knights

-Karl Knights (who says “

on the topic of ableism and so on, I got genuine hate mail after publishing this poem in the last issue of The Dark Horse. People were especially infuriated by that last stanza. I didn’t know poetry could still produce hate mail.

Face with tears of joy

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