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Autism's Innocence

Once I sat, engaged and adorning All my soul, within me humbling My beauty, I could not awaken What could there be, more purely forsaken Eagerly I looked for the greatness Eagerly I looked for perfection Instead I uncover the sublimity There I see the optimity Your pure soul shining forth Suddenly I know your worth In the flaws, thru the pain Yet not once do you complain Always forward, ever striving Nothing will stop you from thriving Much I marveled at your pure soul As the world took it's toll Your smile would slip and disappear You would become more austere As the world around you changes Like a thunderstorm, it rages Yet your Innocence remains As if it is all prearranged

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Date: 5/21/2019 10:49:00 PM
Beautiful poem! This poem reminds me of how some kids with autism have angelic features. They may be difficult to deal with sometimes but they are a joy to work with once they warm up to you.
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Date: 12/13/2018 8:56:00 PM
Brilliant piece. Great pen. It has nice rhythm and flow.
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Date: 12/11/2018 10:40:00 AM
A finely written piece Andrew, such nice rhyme and fine imagery too, This needs brought out into the open showing everyone what is behind it all. Well penned, Gordon
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Date: 12/9/2018 9:34:00 PM
living alive but in rueful life /// excellently written
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