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“What am I trying to say? “

“What am I trying to say? What is this poem, essay, chapter about? What details belong in the piece and what’s extraneous? These are among the questions all writers ask ourselves as we stare at the blinking cursors on our computer screens. When it comes to how relevant my cerebral palsy is to a given piece, the question can seem even more complex.”

“Would I have to be disabled on every page?” 

NYT/Ona Gritz, “Finding Myself on the Page” — October 4, 2017