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You'll See Why This 'Reverse' Poem on Dyslexia Went Viral When You Read It

Jane Broadis, a teacher in England, and her class of 10 year old students recently spent time learning about poems, specifically how to write poems that can have with a new meaning when read from the end to the beginning. She invited her class, during some downtime, to create a unique poem that could be understood when read both frontwards and backwards. Broadis was so moved by one of her student's work, she shared it on Twitter and invited others to share it, too.

When read from the top down, the poem is filled with sadness.

I am stupid
Nobody would ever say
I have a talent for words
I was meant to be great
That is wrong
I am a failure
Nobody could ever convince me to think that
I can make it in life

From the bottom up, it's an empowering message:

I can make it in life
Nobody could ever convince me to think that
I am a failure
That is wrong
I was meant to be great
I have a talent for words
Nobody would ever say
I am stupid

Broadis spoke with TODAY and said the student is, "just a sensitive child and that’s the theme she chose. I’ve spoken about dyslexia. It’s just something she tuned into." She adds that the student chose to stay in the classroom during lunchtime to finish it.

It's obvious this is a special young lady with a big heart to make others feel seen and loved!

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