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Not about the autistic, this poem is about certain city folk.


big city folk can ignore
better than most autistic
kids who stare right through people;
these city folk hear nothing from the musical
tones of cell phones,
programmed for the perceptive;
no, warnings are nothing
to these city folk; they sit with cheerios
dripping from gums too tight
to chew, not understanding the air
they breathe, the noise they
hear, the rot-gutting
alcohol they slosh
down throats too eager
for pain.

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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

interesting comparison, yet it rings true! many ignore what's around them, too blind to see what's right in front of their noses. well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Interesting and well done write
God BLess
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter
This past Christmas I was afforded the glimpse of an autistic child. He was greatly loved by his father and siblings and amid the grunts and posturing he developed a like for me. I felt his love and although his eyes seemed empty his heart was full because of the love he shared. He knew more than I will ever learn about the piano and he never exercised a lesson. I think we learn about ourselves from being there with them.
Reviewed by Sue Hess
interesting and well written, this is only too true
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Wow serious sad situation and very true reality for some Larry!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by George Jackson
A very perceptive write, Larry.
Reviewed by George Carroll
A subject worth mentioning and may God bless them and their parents who provide for their comfort and love.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
They really do not understand them do they? Thanks for this.
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