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Poem: "One Man's Army" - The Wordsmith's Forge
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Poem: "One Man's Army"
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ysabetwordsmith From: ysabetwordsmith Date: October 3rd, 2014 01:40 am (UTC) (Link)

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>> Hootowl is awesome <<

Yay!

>> I particularly like the way he links the inability to track time with his fascination with clocks <<

Sometimes our limitations define our interests as we learn to work around them. I tend to procrastinate; so I overcompensate deliberately by turning things in early; which makes me popular with editors.

>> and the third and second last stanzas reflect my opinion on nuerotypicals teaching nuerodivergent kids with out spending much if any time with adults that have the same issues especially where adults often have good emotional literacy such as ASD ADHD and Down syndrome looking back they can tell you how things affected them long term as well as wishes you don't ask for as a kid cause they seem stupid but it was simple and would have made a big difference. <<

I feel that it's vital to get the perspective of people with the relevant traits, for similar reasons as you point out. This is why I draw inspiration from neurovariant people in writing this series.

>> Also the name hootowl I read as hoo-towl the first time and it stuck in my head. <<

*laugh* That's cool.
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