Author Archives: Gretchen Leary

About Gretchen Leary

I am 31 years old, I live in the Boston area, and I am writing from the perspective of an individual with Asperger's Syndrome.

Exposed – A Poem

Like a black and white photo so overly exposed, my soul unfolds before you not unlike a rose – caught at just the right angle, These high heels dangle and drop and your doubtful words stu//tter to – a – … Continue reading

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True Courage

Something I wrote almost two years ago to the day on another site and wanted it on here as well: January 9, 2016 In the past week I have learned on a much deeper level that true courage doesn’t look … Continue reading

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Ireland 2017

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Tis The Season

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My Autumn #Poetry

Our talk at that turquoise table has forever changed me, Autumn leaves fading into shadows, Dusk to night still rustling in the breeze- and you listened, Held me close While I was crying- But more importantly My friend – you … Continue reading

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Light

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Notebook #Poetry

A yellowed note that I once wrote to you- fell from an old dusty notebook, I didn’t even have to look to know the truth, & with no date to tie it to my past, the irony is strange Maybe … Continue reading

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