The Choice

A free verse poem describing the inner struggle of a traumatic past and moving towards the future.

Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Noise bangs like a gong,
Every little sound is terrifying.
This never ends in the aftermath.

Isolation is peace and comfort.
Others disagree forcing me outside.
Stop trying to build a doll!

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Tas (they/them)

We are autistic members of the disability community and hold various mental health diagnoses. We are advocates for social justice, writers and scholars of life.