Eremite Performed by Amy Carlson

Amy Carlson Dance - Davis Phinney Foundation

For the past several weeks, we have been sharing poems written and performed by Wayne A. Gilbert. You can catch all in the series by clicking on the following links:

PD Refusenik
Toxic Psalm
Parkinson's Is Nothing Like Boxing
Parkinson's is No Gift, Jim
Parkie Workout (for Elizabeth)
Naughty Parkie Kids & Strange Romance

Today, Amy Carlson, a Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassador who has been living with Parkinson's for eight years, shares her interpretation of one of Wayne's poems, The Body, through dance.

After you watch her performance, be sure to leave a comment and let Amy know what you think.

Amy is constantly looking for creative ways to share her experience with others and give back to the community that has given her so much. To connect with Amy about your experience living with Parkinson's or serving as a care partner, click here.

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Comments (2)

Courageous and beautiful. Thank you. I’m also a dancer living with PD. Your dance fuels my hope.
Lovely poem.

Marilyn Crossley

Awesome and amazing ! I realize my goals are not set to high. I must keep trying like you are trying. An inspiration and hope. I can do it too!

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