Author Archives: jaysseh

Night

For a school assignment about imagery…   Night The supper dishes have been washed Can you hear the moon singing? She is louder than the insects tonight She tells me there is a snake in the tomato patch Inside is … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables

Coco and I recently finished reading Anne of Green Gables as well as watching the Netflix series “Anne with an E.”  We are both officially hooked.  The setting, Prince Edward Island, inspires this narrative piece that Coco wrote for her English class. … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream

High school is awesome!  We have not posted in a while.  Coco has been getting settled in and adjusted to her new school. We can now officially say that it’s one of the best things that has ever happened to … Continue reading

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My Voice

MY VOICE LISTEN CLOSE AND YOU WILL HEAR ME SPEAKING MY HANDS ARE MY VOICE MY POINTER MY TONGUE THE VIBRATIONS OF SOUND REVERBERATING FROM MY MOTHERS MOUTH A SURROGATE FOR MY OWN IMPOTENT VOCAL CHORDS NO LESS MY VOICE … Continue reading

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Autism Sucks

AUTISM SUCKS YES IT DOES KEEPS ME OUT OF MAINSTREAM LIFE. I MET SOMEONE TODAY WHO SEES BEYOND MY AUTISM .  SHE WANTED TO KNOW ME. THATS HARD EVEN AT MY BEST IM SUPER DISABLED.  YOU DONT HAVE  TO SPEND … Continue reading

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The Light

It has been a happy few weeks for Coco.  Any autism mom knows not to take those moments for granted.  And I know that the wind can change at any moment.   But Coco is happy so Momma is happy. … Continue reading

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Misunderstood Creatures

  Coco and I are reading another book by one of her favorite authors, naturalist Sy Montgomery.  As she posted a few months ago, it was Montgomery’s Soul of an Octopus that inspired in us both not only an obsession with … Continue reading

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Challenges

Coco had a language arts assignment tonight to describe a challenge she has had in her life and what she might have learned from it or how it changed her.  The directions are to write non-stop for ten minutes.  We … Continue reading

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Capturing Summer

This is the first poem that Coco has been inspired to write for a few weeks.  We are having a beautiful, lazy, beach-filled summer.  This poem expresses Coco’s love for summer but specifically, it was her response to reading an … Continue reading

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The Order of the Phoenix

ANOTHER MASTERPIECE FROM JK ROWLING.  HARRY IS A REMINDER AND A SYMBOL TO US OF WHAT A HERO IS.  CAN BE KIND OF A HARD HEAD BUT ALWAYS ACTING WITH THE BEST OF INTENTIONS, HARRY FIGHTS THE GOOD FIGHT.  SEEING … Continue reading

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