It is not often that I feel comfortable talking about myself or my diagnosis in this blog. The words never seem to come out unless I am angry or somehow inspired and even then the words never seem to come out right. I gave up on finding comfort in sharing information about myself here and decided to create another blog where I thought I could feel more comfortable being me. Even there I still feel guarded and unsure.
Earlier this year I was invited to submit an artful way of sharing a little bit about my life and being on the spectrum. So I did and I attached an audio poem that brought certain negative aspects of my childhood to life.
The audio portion of my submission was written a year prior to the honor of participating in the actual event. Perhaps it needed to be created to release some of my demons...perhaps it needed to be created to share with the world...I don't know. I'm just glad that I did it and that I have the courage to share it.
I did not post the link to the event here when it was first published in January 2015. I'm not sure why I chose to wait so long nor am I sure why I feel the need to share it now.
My Contribution to the Art of Autism - Autism Unveiled