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.