Tribe: The Abled-Differently

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Tribe: The Abled-Differently

Post by nekot » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:53 am

We are the
...abled-differently.

It takes much effort to perform simple daily
...tasks.
That fact is a given. It is not the
...exception.
We know it well. So, we
...adapt.
We don't have to explain or justify our
...limitations.
We know each of us are doing the best we can on any given
...day.

We find humor in our circumstances. And together we
...laugh.
We get tired of the struggle. And together we
...cry.
Together, we honor each
...tear.
We don't try to make the tears go
...away.
We don't try to fix each
...other.
We don't offer each other unsolicited
...advice.

We are well acquainted with
...isolation.
We have each become our own best
...friend.
We have learned to give in without giving
...up.
We don't feel sorry for each
...other.
We feel an unspoken bond that goes beyond understanding - it is a
...knowing.

We are the
...abled-differently.


7/01/2017

~*~
At times I envision myself living with others
Who physically move as I do
The smallest tasks are undertaken
With deliberate concentration and effort

That image is a fantasy
Most my tribes are fantasies
And I'm okay with that
But parts of them are realities

~*~

~*~
In a sense...
Are not we all abled-differently?
In various hats and contexts?

~*~
~eloquently scattered~
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Re: Tribe: The Abled-Differently

Post by Gizmo » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:29 am

very eloquent... :cool:

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