Special Education – Original Poetry

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Over six dozen original poems.

“a beginner’s view : the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of thought that works toward integrating various topics, yoga, fitness, and the arts – it’s a process…”

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special education – original poetry


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Teachers Students & Education Specialists – The Poems





written about 15 years ago, this simple poem has continued to elicit requests for reprints

i’ve posted the poem and my commentary from 2008

the only thing that’s changed, is, in addition to my cousin and nephew i can thank for the insight of this poem, i can now add my brother-in-law’s grandson


if the words endure, they do so because they link the links –


Special Education

It’s not the

special training

or the special


to help

those hindered

that makes special

education so special.

It’s the special people

one is given

to spend special

time with.

©  1996-2011 adam light creations / adan lerma


Artist’s Comment: i was initially surprised at the depth of positive response to this writing, but shouldn’t have been; i have both a cousin and nephew i’ve learned much about the specialness entrusted or given to our lives at so many levels

primarily, as i’ve tried to express in this poem, the specialness stems from the person

adan – january 6, 2008


if yoga has helped me realize anything, it’s how special we all are really –

just that some of us, those most innocent and dear and in need of care, ask, and bring, a specialness rare in life…

namaste´- con dios – god be with you

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