Crystalline Lifetime: Fragments of Asperger Syndrome by Luke Jackson

By Luke Jackson

Luke Jackson's vigorous choice of illustrated poetry permits shiny insights into the interior international of individuals at the autism spectrum. With a spotlight at the adolescent years - probably the main tough time for a person with Asperger Syndrome (AS) - 16-year-old Luke considers concerns akin to unrequited love, the pursuit of happiness and discovering calm amid the customarily overwhelming confusion and frustration that accompanies AS. ''Crystalline Lifetime'' deals a poignant influence of lifestyles with Asperger Syndrome and should end up an illuminating learn for an individual hoping to realize an figuring out of Autism Spectrum problems (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?

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? Cherry blossoms on the wind, Nature reaching out to me.

Sometimes God is not the answer, For freedom from the all-pervasive cancer, Of feelings, sadness, love, lust and hate. With our fellow humans must we seal our own fate. God and religion clouding our vision; Only within humanity may we truly see. Crystalline Lifetime · 39 WISYWIG Commercialist Truths Commercialism, Blinded by everyday life, Trapped in our routines. The world dissolves around us, Leaving us only the truth. Crystalline Lifetime · 41 Cloudscape Freak Freak. Freak. All through my childhood, The same name resonating Through my head.

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