Wednesday, May 9, 2012
this makes me happy
"A poem about his battle with dyslexia led a Klein ISD third grader to win a national poetry contest.
“Dyslexia is like a blueprint that I have to finish. It’s like a disease that never goes away. When I miss a word it feels like a tower that I have to destroy. Reading out loud is hard. It’s like being stuck in traffic on a huge highway with angry old men honking at me. When I draw, I forget about towers and honking horns. I am in my own world of Paper Craft People and me,” wrote nine-year-old Peyton Bolden."
We've so been there, done that, around here. And, like many dyslexics, Peyton has some profound gifts.
Full story here.