For many in the autism community, we are told to relinquish our dreams of Love. Little do the naysayers know is that the trend is changing to be more accepting of LOVE. We have the same rights as any other person on the spectrum, they have the right to feel LOVE. So, what makes us … Continue reading LOVE
To the tune of “Pig” by Seether https://youtu.be/37T46Z6R1RE Have you ever said sorry to heal the wounds?Haven't you said sorry to make it better?Could it be that they don’t wanna hear it anymore?Could it be that they are fed up with the excuses?(Yeah) Have you ever wished for the haste to be over?Haven't you been … Continue reading Poem: Change it Today
Although I don't usually condone not wearing a mask, some folks, especially in the Autism Community cannot tolerate wearing them. This poem, shared by a friend on Facebook, highlights that indeed the autism community is criticized for non compliance and bullied for not wearing a mask That woman you shamed in the grocery store, because … Continue reading POEM: Why I Don’t Wear A Mask (From Facebook)
Note: This poem was adapted from an mother of a fifteen year old autistic nonverbal boy explaining his coming of age. While my experience was completely different, it was nonetheless as trying as just receiving the diagnosis of Aspergers almost two years prior and they along with those who were intended to help me were uncertain about the diagnosis, that would become ASD 1 in 2013.
We grow up as young boys and girls We're told that we are to befriend our peers Many of peers on peers in school charter these scary waters for the first time we snarl. For we are doing only what we are told. We're included in mates birthday's Some are just with us boys, some … Continue reading The Network
To the MotherWho always thinks of her child's best interest before hersThank You To the MotherWho ensured that he had the best education possibleYes, it was a public onebut, read the Educational Law book cover to coverand fought tooth and nail with school teachers and administratorsdefending her child when he did wrong, yet was not … Continue reading Poem: To the Mother
A Christmas card.For many years I just didn't care about Christmas cards.Then I moved in an apartment building.Around the beginning of December each tenant would receive a list of the tenants of the property. Then they started coming. All hours of the day and night.Some have candy. Others collectables and bookmarks and such.Last year I … Continue reading A Christmas Card
Sometimes, words are catastrophic. This poem is a collage of the messages that autistic people receive all the time.Read More → Source: Poetry: Sometimes Words Hurt » The Aspergian
Halloween is near Many find it exciting However I never wanted to believe Because I don't find it interesting Recently I went through my childhood photos that were my grandparents I have worn a multitude of costumes But for the last four years, I wore the same costume twice Why you ask, I never processed … Continue reading Why I Don’t Like Halloween
Note: Today is #LightItUpBlue Day for Autism Acceptance Month. I have contributed a poem as a backseat gesture of bring Awareness to this blog.