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Unformatted text preview: children. The fact that non-verbal autistics can write such amazing poetry was a bit surprising to me solely because I couldn’t imagine writing without being able to communicate. It is truly incredible to me. Another poet I enjoyed was Wendy Lawson. Her poem, “So This is Me”, was really cool because it talked about finding herself through different things and actions. I think its very easy for many people to relate to, autistic or not. One thing that was appealing to me was that each poet seemed to write about one subject, whether it was friendship or nature. Autistic people usually are interested in one subject or item and I found that it definitely shows in their poetry. I think it is neat because it really shows who they are inside and defines them....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course ENGL 241 taught by Professor Wright during the Spring '11 term at George Mason.
- Spring '11