I Make ‘Em Look Bad

I make ‘em look bad Oh yes I do The things I write And words I speak Get their palms sweaty Knuckles weak Because I’m not dissuaded by discomfort I enjoy making you speechless And to use popular slang, butthurt But I hurt your mind more Because I know we can all do and be […]

Autism Awareness Month Post Two: The Puzzle Piece Is Derogatory

The puzzle piece is the most derogatory symbol you could give us as if we are broken as if we need a place and as if we are different stop treating us as if we’re a completely different race preach awareness until your lungs bleed but our strengths you never will see knowledge without wisdom […]

Autism Awareness Month Post One: It’s Not Enough To Be “Aware”, you MUST be “Active”

  For those of you that didn’t know, April is Autism Awareness Month. In spite of that, you won’t find any puzzle pieces on my blog. “But Devereaux, you have Aspergers! You’re ON the spectrum. How could you?” Easy answer: the puzzle piece is, to me, a derogatory symbol. Associating those on the autism spectrum […]

I Take Your Equality And Stick It Where The Sun Doesn’t Shine

 I don’t believe you and it’s not hard to see why You all claim to be inclusive but judging by your treatment of us in the classroom it’s clear that’s another of your lies Failing to teach to the strengths of all your students you lose ones that struggle with forty peers so nine to […]

An Aspergian’s Thoughts On Wishes Versus Reality, A Constant In The Autistic Battleground

So I’m STILL not able to post comments on anyone’s sites. Could be a WordPress thing, because I’ve noticed my comments are WAYY down too. This is really frustrating…and are the paintings helping explain/illustrate the poem? If not, let me know in the comments (if you can) Wishes or reality? A war on two fronts […]

An Aspergian’s Anger At The Lies Of The Neurotypical World

  I really don’t how I came to this. It’s THE most ridiculous piece of inspiration I’ve ever gotten, yet it really captured how I was feeling. And still do. See, with us Aspies, anxiety is one of our hallmarks. I get anxious about everything. Things I’ve never done are obvious sores, but even in […]