Monthly Archives: September 2016

Metaphors to Go

 Back in school (and therapy) I learned that metaphors are much richer in information than just the word given.  In a group, for instance, saying “I feel depressed” isn’t quite as vivid as saying “I feel like sand bags are … Continue reading

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Was I Hacked on Face Book or What?

Late on 9/28/16  I responded to a friend’s video of birds eating together at a feed bowl. I was asked for a one-word response and I wrote “Awesome.”  Then my words got overlaid by “Russia is awesome. We love Russia.” … Continue reading

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It’s Like This, Officer…

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Very Near Tears

I am very near tears when imagining what lies ahead for the zika mosquito babies. A rally was held in Gallipolis, Ohio Thursday in support of the staff and residents of the Gallipolis Developmental Center who are falling prey to … Continue reading

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Neurotypical Awareness

Originally posted on Autism and Expectations:
Being diagnosed late in life has meant that I’ve needed to learn a lot about a new subject that I didn’t know applied to me. I’ve read personal accounts written by autistic people, I’ve…

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poetry lurks outside my window–dVerse Open Link Night

Originally posted on Victoria C. Slotto, Author:
poetry lurks outside my window i chickadees surprise tree branches alive with dance then only stillness ii outside my window leaves don foliage for death so many unknowns iii leaves—gold crimson bright each…

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When I Grow Up– for d’Verse

WHEN I GROW UP…Will I still be me? I want to know most terribly so. While rooming in the womb, on the stage behind the curtains, overhearing intimations of change.  Whose screams? I arrived, a piece of  ignited clay presenting … Continue reading

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