The anxiety has taken over Your face is full of fear I don’t know what started it today I know you’re gone; not here Your fear of losing your toys It overwhelms you The thought of them breaking It consumes you Toys are here to be played with Toys are meant to be fun But

in Autism Poetry by Rachel Alexander

Mommy tells me you have autism I don’t understand the name Mommy says you see things differently But to me, you look the same… Some days you say you need space You tell me to leave you alone Some days you’ll want to play with me Those days are so much fun! I watch you

in Autism Poetry by Rachel Alexander

Some days everything is good Some days are just ok Some days I want to fall apart Trying to keep the tears at bay Each and every day is different And a new lesson is learned It catches you by surprise While a new page is turned   Tomorrow is a new day Today was

in Autism Poetry by Rachel Alexander

A family day out; it’s a beautiful day The sun is shining; it’s brisk, not cold You’re running around and laughing That sound never gets old   We’re waiting for our table I promise it won’t be long I know you’re getting irritable Please wait; please hold on   Then I hear those awful words

in Autism Poetry by Rachel Alexander