Tuesday, September 06, 2016

How My Friends Described Some Colors To Me When I Couldn't See

Ashley (@ajesster) was legally blind for some time when she was a young child. Here she remembers how her family and friends described colours to her.

    I didn't touch anything for this, they just told me that whenever you laugh so hard you can't stop, that that happiness is what yellow looks like.

    I held soft leaves and wet grass. They told me green felt like life. To this day it is still very much my favorite color.

    They put my hands in their pool. They told me that that sensation I felt while swimming, that omnipresent coolness, that's blue. Blue feels like relaxation.

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