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Changes #Autism #Aspie #Aspergers

Hello everyone, There have been a lot of enormous changes in my life this year and a lot of personal self growth. But what do you do when it’s not enough? Sometimes I feel like I am constantly trying to … Continue reading

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Self Respect

I have done a lot of learning and growing recently. So much that I haven’t had time or the energy to write never mind try to find the words to share them here. Some are far too personal to share. … Continue reading

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Please Watch #Derek

Today has filled me with a mixture of emotions. Part of that is that I try to avoid discussing violence at all costs. Violence actually scares me. I am so grateful to everyone who took part in the #AutismIsNotACrime flash … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the World

To Whom it May Concern, This letter is not an attack. This letter is not a confession. This is not about you. In fact, this might surprise you but the world does not revolve around you. No, this is about … Continue reading

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Full Circle

As I am sitting here, listening to “Look Through My Eyes” by Phil Collins I am just letting the tears come. It’s time, I’ve cried so many times not understanding why. Tonight is different. For years I had this repeating … Continue reading

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Humble Pie

Sometimes I find that just when I think I’ve got it all figured out, I am the most confused I’ve ever been. I honestly think that God is keeping me on my toes these days. How easy is it to … Continue reading

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Surrender – A Poem

Submitted to dVersePoets: Poetics Like a cool hand against a warm cheek A gentle breeze swirls & dances between soft gold rays that stream down through powder clouds as I lean against an old oak & breathe out Tired toes … Continue reading

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Devotion – A Poem (18+ Only)

Introduction: For some added musical inspiration this was written while listening to “I’m the Only One” by Melissa Etheridge. I haven’t written poetry like this in quite awhile. Readers under 18 should skip this one… Don’t knock it No, not … Continue reading

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Our Hearth – A Poem

Shy fireflies ignite- two hearts Our hands they dance to light our hearth Gretchen Leary 2013

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Betwixt – A Poem

Tonight We’ll try To touch – To brush Our cold Blue light Betwixt – This ice-like Black night’s Fingertips To spark a Deeper sigh Gretchen Leary 2013

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