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Freedom of an Autistic Mind

The place I really feel free

Is in my company, alone.

But if I see an individual

I’ll give a groan.


Not social anxiety exactly

But I’ll feel inhibited

Like they’ll judge me

Before a word is said.


Well, I say alone,

But animals are great.

I can even feel restricted

With a lifelong mate.


It’s funny but I felt free

Alone in a cell.

I reckon some people

Would find it hell.

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I'm not cold, I'm autistic.

I shed more tears for my last cat,

Than I have for my father

But they are both dead now.

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