By Luke Jackson
Luke Jackson's full of life number of illustrated poetry permits vibrant insights into the inner international of individuals at the autism spectrum. With a spotlight at the adolescent years - probably the main tough time for somebody with Asperger Syndrome (AS) - 16-year-old Luke considers concerns resembling unrequited love, the pursuit of happiness and discovering calm amid the usually overwhelming confusion and frustration that accompanies AS. ''Crystalline Lifetime'' deals a poignant influence of lifestyles with Asperger Syndrome and may turn out an illuminating learn for somebody hoping to achieve an knowing of Autism Spectrum issues (ASDs), and a resource of encouragement to readers dwelling with ASDs.
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Crystalline Lifetime · 45 Firetrap The Dragons Fly The dragons fly. Twisting acrobatically; Swirling. Like moving mist, They soar. Defying gravity; Pushing their way through The immaterial clouds. The dragons fly. This time; It may be their last. They have come to take them, And their fiery, vengeful breath, Is ineffectual. Dark shadows, Twisting, swirling. And then – They are gone. All is quiet. The dragons fly once more. Crystalline Lifetime · 47 Beauty Cherry Blossoms Twisting and turning, Wriggling, writhing out of reach, What are these I see?
Crystalline Lifetime · 37 And all the roads Purpose of Life Trying to see what wasn’t there, While others wander without a care. With depression and anger, why am I not rife, I know that there is no point to my life. So why doesn’t it bother me? Why has life not yet devoured me? I am free of depression, sadness and stress. Suddenly life does not seem so pointless, Deities or gods, one cannot assume, The meaning of life, I shall now exhume. Survival of the fittest, evolution, There’s no other purpose, no perfect solution.
Crystalline Lifetime · 35 Evening light Joyful Personification Sadness dies, While happiness lives on. Pain lies, The joys tell of life’s truths. Jealousy bides, While love waits for no man. Anger sighs, And returns to its birthplace. Goodwill triumphs, And sadness dies. Joy fills the emptyness. Crystalline Lifetime · 37 And all the roads Purpose of Life Trying to see what wasn’t there, While others wander without a care. With depression and anger, why am I not rife, I know that there is no point to my life.
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