I Am Partially Deaf and I Write to Be Heard
Why can’t the abled world fit into our world?
exoticthoughtfulgood listenerMysterious, flighty, reserved, distracted
But unlike the birthmark, which disappeared, fading after a few years, my hearing difference is with me for life.
Richard III, A Christmas Carol, A Separate Peace, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Geek Love, Of Mice and Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest . . .
A Separate Peace,Of Mice and MenTo Kill a Mockingbird
Me Without You, Wonder, Midsommar. Midsommar
Is it true Deaf people are often late?
That’s going to be beautifulThat’s such an important story.
My story, like ASL, is a language I am still trying to master, to make sense of and re-claim after it has been told by so many people who were not me.
You would never know
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