I knew my invisibility- Candice Louisa Daquin — Whisper and the Roar

I knew my invisibility when the lady next to my mother in the nursing ward took me in her arms out of pity for there was nobody there who cared to rock a crying child , who was not wanted by hedonists who erred in pregnancy I knew my invisibility when my mother tucked bus […]

via I knew my invisibility- Candice Louisa Daquin — Whisper and the Roar


30 thoughts on “I knew my invisibility- Candice Louisa Daquin — Whisper and the Roar

  1. I love this. I read this on Eric’s blog and fell in love with it. I have always loved the way you write, Candice. Bravo, girl.

  2. Oh Candice, this is really gripping. I’ve been watching Eric repost these and wondered what was going on. I’ll have to check out the rest. The theme is excellent: a series of life awakening moments. Your words always speak to me and I read them all even if I don’t always comment. Much love!

  3. What a heart wrenching story! So glad you found a hand to life you up to find affirmation and love in the place you should have been all along. Great poem.

  4. Dwight thank you so much for reading. Christine Ray of Whisper and the Roar began this series along with Kindra Austin and they have all their ‘I knew’ poems on their site Whisper and the Roar (go to link) they’re such good poems, I really love some of them so much it’s a brilliant thing they are doing. Thank you again for reading!

  5. I’m extremely grateful to you for reading this, thank you very much. The entire series of poems are up on Whisper and the Roar and I think they are magnificent and am very honored to be part of this.

  6. You are so damn brilliant, Love. ❤ I’m so blessed to know your strength and determination. You are wonderful!

  7. Blush. I think you are just a lovely person who can encourage and raise up all those who need it and you do so with your infectious and much loved light. It is you who is brilliant for doing that.

  8. commented at ‘Whisper & Roar”:
    You have a talent for evoking strong emotion with your writing, a talent all great writers share. This one made me cry. ღ

  9. I’m catching up reading on more of your thought-provoking, brilliant and beautiful poetry. I love this piece, you’ve written this with emotion. Deb

  10. Last year was not my best year, health wise. Migraines that continue, heart attack and rectal cancer. It’s been tough, but I’m a strong soul, or so everyone says. 🙂

  11. You are. I am so very, very sorry to hear that about cancer. I know you are a warrior, you fight and you inspire others to fight. You always did me. I admire and respect you as well as care about you my friend. I am glad to see you here. So much.

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