Conversation with a Deaf Man

have you always been deaf?

yes I was born
deaf but I don’t
know what caused it
German measles Rubella

do you have brothers & sisters?

he is mean & selfish

is he deaf?

I suffer from diabetes that is
why my eyes are rotten
anybody can get it at any age
my doctor who treat me is a
diabetic it is well
known “No cure”

I am getting off
bus at Woolloongabba.
Where are you
going?

to church

by Nicola Scholes

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