Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson

Rookie (11-21-61 / Ripley, Tennessee)

Through The Eyes Of The Autistic Child - Poem by Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson

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(This poem was inspired by the movie star actor, Sylvester Stallone, and his eldest son, Seargoah, who is autistic)
They dub me as retarded, say I know not what goes on,
my parents look at me, and say I'm sorry son.
You say I'm in a world of my own, a very sad child,
but in my world everything is great, not crazy mixed up, or wild.
So mother I say, feel not sad for me it is you who is losing out,
for in my world I laugh, and play, in my heart I jump, and shout.
Though we may never see the world the same, for you're so busy feeling sad,
I will always love you mom, and dad.
So smile when you see me, and shed not a tear,
for in my heart I will always love you with each passing year.


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  • (6/21/2006 12:33:00 AM)


    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
    i love it. and i only cried a little. but i think you actually captured the fun side of autism. for my world is better than any place that people pay to go. i control this world and i call it my home. while logic denotes and destroys what i see. i think there is one thing left out of the poem. as it should be left out, because it is a happy poem. but i believe it is the fact that he will have dificulty dealing with his mind, while in reality.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 15, 2005



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