Christian Poetry

My name is Charles Breunig or Chuck. I have Cerebral Palsy since I was born in 1964.. Living with Cerebral Palsy I had my struggles like any other person. When I turned 50 I told myself I will enjoy each day. God want us to have joy in our hearts.

Saying that, I would like to tell you a little bit about myself and how I became a poet? Living with Cerebral Palsy is sometime a challenge but it is a great blessing. Through my struggles I could feel my Lord Jesus helping me.

One of things Cerebral Palsy affect is my speech, and it is a pain in the butt. My speech problem is one the harder struggle that I face daily. My speech is difficult to understand. People who do not know me would understand me about 25 to 45 percent. Friends and family would understand me about 50 to 95 percent of the time. No one could understand me 100 percent except God.

Sadly for many years I stayed at home because of my speech problem. For a time I felt like a liar because if someone could not understand me and went away knowing that person didn’t know what I was saying or got the wrong message.

The best way to speak with me is repeat each word that I say because I know that you understood me. If you didn’t understand a word I will repeat the word or spell it.

My hands are very spastic, so I cannot feed myself. I need help with dressing. I also need help with all fine motor controls.

When I turned 54 my back had arthritis and I had a hard time walking without falling or hurting myself. So I use my wheelchair more and more until I had to use it all the time. I use my scooter to go outside for a walk or in my case for a ride. I enjoy being in the outdoors. I feel very bless.

I started to write in the 80’s, I didn’t like to write when I was in school. That was before computers came out. But as I got older I found writing poetry help me to deal with life and grow closer to God. s. Please take your time to look around my website.


Why I write poems?