My special interest as an Aspie is language.
At uni it was the language of power and propaganda. That gets me jobs.
At home it’s poetry and prose. That gives me joy.
On stage it’s comedic poetry, wordplay, political statements through satire and parody. That gives me satisfaction.
Yesterday I performed in a Melbourne poetry event – my first since I moved here.
Got to include another love (costumes) with poetry and comedy and got to dress up as a zombie pirate in a dead pirates themed event.
I’ve poetry slammed twice in Alice Springs and was wanting to continue when I moved. Last Dirty Word I did in Alice I did a serious poem about DV. It was very personal and very hard to do. But I’m glad I did.
Here’s one of my more serious poems…
Me as Zombie Pirate.