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Unnecessary Fear

I have autism and I am not a murderer.

Word spread of hand held cannons

Taking and wounding souls

Making them known, but not as hoped.

Word spread of a tsunami of tears

Causing damaging fears.

While thinking of entering a room with obese pictures,

I worry that the story I view

Will be of my life up till then.

Precautions increase

And I'm advised to reenact, in backwards motion,

A dog facing downward.

Incident causes mental accusation

Toward the mastermind

Adding more spice to a dish of stereotypes and panic

Without proof, they say people like me

Could be like the mastermind.

Increasing fear,

The puzzle piece drumming my pulse

Gets soaked in a puddle of tears and worry.

Because of the containments of my mind,

I could be Michael Myers?

It's one thing to spread around black grenades,

But it's another to make blue a feared color

And a puzzle a feared symbol.  

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Monique Star
Monique Star

I'm not the most sophisticated adult out there. I'm also not the best at communicating all the time, but I do try my best to get my thoughts out there into the world verbally or nonverbally.

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