Autistic angels

Some autistic angel tread on earth

And all those whose life flows clean

Take notice and help them and their parents.

The time-worn stones smile at them

And the moon flaps her wings to show her love.

 

When I see an enigmatic smile on the lips

Of a non-verbal autistic angel,

Surges of joy rise in my heart.

I hold his hands and all my senses

Feel the positive energy flowing in my veins.

 

I look into their eyes and I see

Reflections of the cosmos in colors magnificent.

All my sorrows melt like mounds of snow

And I am slowly transported in their world——

A world of innocence, charms and beauties unparalleled.

I no longer oscillate between doubt and despair,

I feel new vistas opening, overflowing

All the cells of my body with love.

For hours, we hold mute conference

And we feel so enlivened, so enriched.

 

It is a blessing to have an autistic angel,

The pen metamorphoses into a brush

And the brush into a pen.

They are so eye-opening, a vortex of peace

Where there is no place for rivalry,

Division and sub-division ending in war.

 

Let our colors flow into the colors

Of autistic angels who are so often misunderstood.

Life is a journey and in innumerable guises,

Autistic angels portray the reasons for living

A life full of love, compassion and forgiveness.

 

pramila khadun

 

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About pramilakhadun

I am the holder of a Bsc degree in Food and Nutrition from S.N.D.T University,Pune,India.Have taught this subject in a private institution for almost thirty-five years.Currently, I am retired and travel alot with my husband Raj, daughters Dr Rajnee and Priyum and son Airline Captain.Had my first book of poetry published by Minerva press, London and other two in Mauritius.More coming soon.I love poetry and enjoy reading poems of poets across the world and I feel Destiny Poets is the right place for me.

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