Category Poetry

Deaf Poem-“You Have to be Deaf to Understand”

You Have to be Deaf to Understand What is it like to “hear” a hand? You have to be deaf to understand. What is it like to be a small child, In a school, in a room void of sound- With a teacher who talks and talks and talks; And then when she does come […]

Deaf Poem – “My Ears Can’t Hear”

I was looking through some old files on my computer today and I stumbled across a poem that I found several years ago. It is one of my favourite poems about being deaf so I thought I’d share. My Ears Can’t Hear You ask me: Why don’t I hear you? My ears can’t hear. But […]