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|  NIGHT BEFORE DIAGNOSIS

 
  one book says
"climbs up his legs with his hands
to stand up" says
"has difficulty walking up the stairs"
"waddling gait
with marked lordosis"
slight scoliosis, clumsiness
hypertrophic calf muscles, soft
slower at the playground than the rest
"climbs up his legs with his hands"
lose ability to walk by nine
muscle weakness
"has difficulty up the stairs"
scoliosis sets in
"climbs up his legs"
infections in the lungs
"marked lordosis" clumsiness
complications from pneumonia
slower than the rest
rods and pins
in the spine for scoliosis
hypertrophic "waddling gait"
might never climb a tree
"climbs up his legs", by twenty
muscle cannot pull
heart and lungs
"has difficulty up the stairs"
weakening of his "climbs up his"


from The Wind is a Tall Man Striding
watershedBooks
2000
Copyright © Jim Slominski