Aspergers Will Always Be By Our Side

I need more routine and less surprise I need more notebooks to keep track of my thoughts as time flies I need more honesty and less romance I need you to shut up and let me listen to Dance, Dance I’ve dug trenches you’ll never see to keep all the abuse you have given me […]

Autism Awareness Month Post Twenty-One: I Do It For My Family, My Autistic Family

Each day I come in and don my white apron smile, and polite greetings I step to the demons and grit my broken teeth leave them seething each day I make change empty powder-covered trays and laugh at Mary’s favorite team and their horrible receivers I step to the establishment and stab them in the […]

Autism Awareness Month Post Twenty: A Hypothetical Relationship Between Two Aspergians

I figured it out figured it out from black and white I can’t pretend to be someone else as much as I know it would make things right between you and I between you and I I can’t be like them the voicemail to God asking to make me normal never got returned and all […]

Autism Awareness Month Post Seventeen: Aspergers Can Feel Like A Prison

Stop burning bridges, they say but I don’t know how I’m a soul held against my will and an animal tied to the plow you can lead me to water but I’ll die of thirst afraid to put my feet in front of my brain and be the first there’s so much room inside this […]

Aspergians, They Can’t Know What You Don’t Say…Or Write

I’ll end up like you lost among the years drowned in a pool of tears and gagged by silent fears How such accomplishments could go overlooked is a testament to the density of human will to hide the healing truth to bury the real fountain of youth men desperate enough to kill If you expect […]

My Dreams Gossip More Than A High School Girl

Miserable but stunning Shy around our crushes but desperate for loving You’d swear under any sun that we have no role but we don’t just play the lonely one we have our passions, and we get on a roll when we’re in our field We take your stereotypes and stiff arm them to glory in […]

An Aspergian’s Thoughts On Loneliness

This is one of the more challenging emotions of Aspergers. It’s the worthless, lifeless feeling that you can have when you’re the oddest, weirdest, and most unlike anyone else in the places that you frequent in your daily life. I don’t do the things most people do my age (My life occupation is a writer, […]

#OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Nine Prompt: Upside Down

(Check out my Day 28 prompt: https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/29/ocpowrimo-day-twenty-eight-prompt-sea-shells/)     Yes, I have Aspergers I cannot read social cues I cannot make eye contact but I want friends. I’m upside down. Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and […]

#OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Eight Prompt: Sea Shells

(Check out my Day 27 prompt here: https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/28/ocpowrimo-day-twenty-seven-prompt-favorite-scent-a-sweetbriar/) Sea shells by the calm sea Their meaning is great to me because they could listen to what Aspergers kept from me Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and […]