Dwayne Boyd

Dwayne Boyd

Worcester, United States

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I live in Worcester, Massachusetts. I draw inspiration from live music, my children, and those who’ve touched my life. I wrote as a News Correspondent for the Sentinel & Enterprise in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. I have also published work in The Phish Companion 2nd. edition.

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  • Age: 43
  • Joined: March 2008

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My SideStix Quest Continues

Since I first tried walking with SideStix this past March, I’ve learned some things about myself. I’ve also learned that I have much to be thankful for. The crutches are tools that allow those who might not otherwise be able, to explore places and see things that would not be possible with the use of conventional medical equipment. / I instantly became excited about SideStix even before I attempt…
Posted over 3 years – 2 comments

Human Monster Truck

St. Patrick’s Day of this year will be one day that I’ll remember for a very long time. I have picked up a new, healthy pastime and I was able to road test the most incredible crutches I’ve come in contact with in my thirty nine years on this planet. Thanks to Marcy Marchello and Heidi Marie Peterson of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. They have opene…
Posted over 3 years – 4 comments

The Eggs Were No Flashback

July 28, 2010 / My youngest daughter skated in her second event of the ISI World Team Competition. I really intended to focus on her. On the way to the rink, some numskull bounced his landscape trailer off of the front quarter panel of my car. He just kept right on going. As a result, my focus was a bit off center. I made it to the event with my pride bruised and my ride dented. I guess it all co…
Posted about 4 years – 7 comments

I was just going to grab some popcorn

I just had a moment where I figured “I’d better jot this down.” / I just escaped from work for a moment. A co-worker asked me to go pick up some popcorn for a snack. So, I left my workstation and drove to the local gas station convenience store to grab the requested items during my lunchbreak. / It felt great to be out in the sun. If only for a few moments, I was free from the …
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Run Away My thoughts lack focus. / As I try to live in the moment, / my mind wanders on to the next: / My body can’t enjoy the ride. / My spir… Into The Beginning Words are reflections of thought; / reflections of lessons learned. / Badges earned. / Attempts to / communicate / the way one feels / abou… Change In The Wind It all begins with a change in the wind. / Small flakes / begin to fall. / The most one can hope for is / the memory / of warmth. / Echoes… Digital Camoflauge Rearrange the scene / to confuse perceptions. / Divide and conquer, / Plunder and ransack / the ideas I try so hard to protect. / Secrets … Moving On I almost left without saying a word. / Slipped away in silence. / Not to be heard. / Instead, I’ve decided to / leave a mark; / proof… Think Twice When the ideas fail to flow / the words get stuck. / When I can’t say what I feel, / It just leaves others to question / my intention… Drag A Shovel In the silence, / I make noise. / In darkness, I / use my energy to create / a flash. / Stillness is what / I must rage against / to keep … Ask Colonel Mustard I want to connect. / I can’t be any more direct. / I’m here. / It’s clear. / I am not / hiding behind / any symbols. / I… When One Speaks Science or magic? / Comic or tragic? / All of the above / apply. / When one speaks of, / Love. Dark Inspiration I had the spark. / Then, it all went dark. / Silence all ’round / No light to be found. / Alone wtih just my thoughts; / voices add t… Nothing Left To Say I’m at a loss for words. / I wish I knew how to / convey the message. / Diagrams have been drawn already. / Signs have been displayed… Workout Today, I walked a different path. / It wasn’t hard to do the math. / Tired of the absolutes. / I was moved by the / force of change …