poetsunitedpoetsunited prompt Posted by “Some people always think outside the box, and are recognized as being different, unique or even weird by the rest of the world. Such ‘weirdness’ is very important, inspiring and joyful to them.”

Plugged in to different
against the status quo
eccentric, odd, peculiar
wearer of purple in old age.
Weird is a matter of perception.
With a bit of rearranging
I find my brain
is wired for weird.

A tiny little play with words –wired, weird that’s a little strange isn’t it?

*A connectome is a comprehensive map of neural connections in the brain, and may be thought of as its “wiring diagram”. More broadly, a connectome would include the mapping of all neural connections within an organism’s nervous system.



17 thoughts on “Connectome

  1. This piece is so well-done, Debi. I agree with the other comments that the last three lines are real winners. But I also really liked the very first line: “plugged in to different.” — maybe because I definitely am.


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