I’m not rain man

I’m not rain man

Drop matchsticks

Watch me count them one by one

Clumsily dropping them as I go

I’m not rain man

I can’t tell whether your birth day

Was a Tuesday

Or a Friday

I’m not rain man

I can’t draw an image of vivid detail

Drawn from a single look

I’m not rain man

I can’t recite pi to a million places

Or do fancy equations in my head

I’m not rain man

I’m not the Autistic person

You are looking for

I’m not rain man

I’m not the genius

That you expected

I’m not rain man

I’m not the answer to all the worlds problems

I’m just

Me.

Does that disappoint you?

Because of what you’d heard

Because of what you’d read and seen?

Then I’m sorry

For your unrealistic expectations

Of me.

I’m not rain man.

I’m Autistic.

And that’s all.

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