Posts Tagged: multiple sclerosis
MacArthur Genius Grant recipient and Pulitzer-finalist poet Lucia Perillo has died at the age of 58, reports Michael Shaub in the LA Times. Perillo suffered from multiple sclerosis, and wrote about her “looming death” in her latest collection, Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones, which was published in February by Copper Canyon Press....more
Over at Electric Literature, Martha Stallman depicts her life with multiple sclerosis in a funny and frank essay:
Scooting is much, much easier than walking, and faster. By pushing from behind with my left hand and pulling from the front with my left foot, I can get myself around the table in less than a minute.