Will Some One Sign For Me?

Will Some One Sign For Me? Unknown I know a little silent lad Who “talks” and “hears” with signs. Whose sole communication Is what the hand defines. He only asks that folk around Compassionate to…

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To Hear

TO HEAR By Alene Hughes I see my mother’s smiling face, her gentle face so mild and meek. He slim hands sign with tender grace, Oh, dear Lord, to hear her speak. I see my…

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Thoughts of a Deaf Spouse

Thoughts of a Deaf Spouse Adapted from “Thoughts of a Deaf Child” by: Stephen J. Bellitz My spouse knew I was deaf even before meeting me And since then, many years ago Has never signed…

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Thoughts of a Deaf Child

Thoughts of a Deaf Child My family knew that I was deaf When I was only three, and since then fifteen years ago Have never signed to me. I know when I’m around the house,…

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The Silent Word

“The Silent Word” © Written by WDB on December 18, 2013 while at the Antler’s Ridge Lodge in Menlo, Georgia on a work retreat. In whispers came the Baby, There were but precious few Awaiting…

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The Deaf Shall Hear

THE DEAF SHALL HEAR Isaiah 29:18 (By a deaf person about an interpreter) I watched those swiftly moving hands and could not help but stop and look. To me, it was a wondrous theme, see,…

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Silence of the Deaf

Silence of the Deaf By Tony Stephen Ruckel Each morning is covered with silence; and long, dark and silent is the night. No birds are singing in the spring. No music to comfort and cheer.…

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Silence is Lonely

Silence Is Lonely by Roy Bain (1996) When at first our hearing begins to fade; Though the signs are foretelling, we may choose to evade. We tell others they don’t speak clearly, the mumble a…

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Prayer of a Deaf Child

“Prayer of a Deaf Child” (Revised for SWM – TC)  Dear Heavenly Father up above, I pray for peace, true joy, and love. I pray each friend soon understands The need to speak to me…

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Please, Sign For Me

Please, Sign for Me © Written by WDB (David Bennett) To save lost Deaf My hands did shed – From nails – a fount of crimson red – Poured forth as I hung in their…

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