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Feel Like Me

A poem about autistic identity.

a rusted sign that say “be yourself everyone else is taken”
Photo by Chela B. on Unsplash — Image text “Be yourself everyone else is taken”

I don’t see what you see.
That is the problem for you.
You want my mind’s eye to match,
To be exactly like you.

It is impossible for me to be your twin.
I cannot change my speaking,
Nor my actions at your every whim.

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