Cover Photo: image via New York Public Library Digital Collections
image via New York Public Library Digital Collections

Mourning My Lost Dark as a Blind Artist

For me, distinctions between light and dark have dissolved as my blindness has worsened. I do not experience blindness as darkness or blackness.

This is A Blind Writer’s Notebook, a monthly column by M. Leona Godin about her experiences as a writer and the monolithic trope of blindness.

Hallucinations—

Paradise Lost

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Planet of the Blind

M. Leona Godin is a writer, actor, and educator who is blind. She received her PhD in English Literature from NYU. Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Playboy, FLAPPERHOUSE, and Quail Bell Magazine. She serves on the editorial review board of Newtown Literary and is the founding editor of Aromatica Poetica.