Thanks, But No Thanks

    Thanks, But No Thanks I am offended I am offended I don’t agree You shouldn’t have said that You shouldn’t have shared that You should say it this way That’s the wrong word We don’t say it that way Say it this way Why did you do that? I trusted you This isn’t… Continue reading Thanks, But No Thanks

Autism: A Poem of Anger

  This is what emotions feel like to me. How I stuff and try to navigate the days, until I can no longer keep all that is inside of me, and I burst.   Doused Shattered brain Made whole Reorganized into Frankenstein pieces Stapled segmented fractures United by outdated cement glue Jumbled mess of fool’s… Continue reading Autism: A Poem of Anger

Seams I Am, by Autistic Poet Samantha Craft

I am going through my poetry and editing over one hundred pages I scribed during the years I was blogging on Everyday Aspergers, (from 2012 to 2015). This one, Seams I Am, has struck me deeply, this morning. To me it captures much of my journey. Seams I am  Who am I, this mystery before… Continue reading Seams I Am, by Autistic Poet Samantha Craft

Spectacular: A Poem

Justification As self-protection Conforming and modifying As appeasement Avoiding conflict and isolation Caution breeds buffers From defensive And accusatory ridicule ~ Specifications provide ample detail To take in what is spoken Bubble-wrapped in hopes of swerving Out of the realm Of potential harm ~ Yet, another layer Of self approaches Crutches To ensure feasible guise… Continue reading Spectacular: A Poem