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Art in Parkinson's Disease by K A Shott

Art in Parkinson's Disease
By K A Shott

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This poetry chapbook by native Oregonian, KA Shott, was born from her personal and family struggles and triumphs surrounding her husband's diagnosis with early onset Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The collected poems offer the reader a chance to share a refreshingly strong reliance on Faith.


when I was expecting, my lover would be
wearing chicken soup noodles, though
the nurse had suspected, warned in fact,
when I insisted on something to eat. The bowl
was still steaming when the quickening came.

I’d been shopping all that day,
“Nesting,” my mother said,
intent on getting everything right,
succeeding only in swelling my feet
and aching my back so that when my water broke
over my pink-painted toes, onto the bathroom floor, I cried.

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