Autism Poems

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Our autism poems are original, inspiring and emotionally moving. Most of them are written by authors who identify themselves to be autistic, mothers of children with autism, and others who are touched by an exceptional person.

And some of these poems simply make you smile!

Be sure to read other original autism poems shared here for our visitors, beautifully written by our visitors, at the bottom of this page. You are invited to share your own poetry here too, with a favorite photo using a really easy-to-use form.

Warm and insightful autism poems written from the perspective of an exceptional person...

To All The Mothers shares the sentiments of love that an exceptional child feels from her mother in a beautiful message to all parents, written by Meshell Baylor.

I Am Ethan is a touching, insightful poem which describes for us what it's like to be an autistic child written by Kelly Graham for her son, Ethan.

Mutilated Spirit is a passage from the insightful poem "Mutilated Spirit" written by Tito Mukhopadhyay. Read an excerpt of the book Strange Son: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and the Quest to Unlock the Hidden World of Autism written by Portia Iversen about Tito Mukhopadhyay, his poetry, desire and journey to help other autistics by participating in autism research.

Play is a beautifully written poem about autism by Sondra Williams.

Blessed Are Those – Author Unknown

Beatitudes For Friends Of People With Disabilities – Author Unknown

Before I Go To Sleep by Sally Meyer

I Am Going On A Journey by Sally Meyer

From The Inside Out is written by Cheryl Lynn Moyer.

My Angelic Friend is a heartwarming autism poem about a young boy and his special friend written by Jimmy Phillips.

I Am Autism written by Marty Murphy offers some sad facts about persons severely affected by autism to help raise awareness, and promote funding and legislature for individuals living with autism and their families.

Touching, heartwarming autism poems written by mothers of exceptional children...

Mother Of An Autistic Child by Mary Kangas puts into words what living everyday with autism is like for her family.

An Autistic Boy by Jennifer Petty, shares her insights and an inspiring update on Billy.

My Angel by Mindy from Oklahoma.

I Am Mom by Kelly Graham.

Welcome to Holland is an Essay by Emily Perl Kingsley

Where Are The Parents? by Sue Stuyvesant

A Special Drop of Love by Bishop Helen E. London

What's The Matter With Johnny? by Georgia

Just For Today by Delia Thompson

My Child by Fran Sanzone

Through The Eyes Of A Special Needs Child by Bea Rosencutter, mother of two very special children.

Autism poems that encourage, motivate and inspire us to hang in there...

And Then God Created This Mother - Author Unknown

Some Mothers Chosen By God by Erma Bombeck

Special Friend warmly describes the true meaning of friendship, by Tyrone W. Counts.

Why Do Women Cry? – Author Unknown

Autism poems honoring our dedicated Teachers
and Therapists...

God Created The First Teacher – Author Unknown

Autism poems to make us smile!

IEPs According to Dr. Suess – Author Unknown


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Original Autism Poems By Our Visitors

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Another Kind of Fog 
I look in your eyes But you are not there I wonder how you feel If only you could share I talk to you I teach you I learn from you I believe in …

Life Is But A Dream 
I have found that it is a common occurrence to be both filled with the sweet joy of happiness and the pulling, wrenching loneliness of despair. I feel …

My Brother Is Autistic 
My brother is autistic. We find it very hard to communicate with him. Even in the yard, he sometimes scratches or hits me. Even though he isn’t mean. …

Our Own Tracks 
In such an instant The meaning of life Was never so present Till you were born on that night So grateful for fires That mold and refine To …

IN MY VOICE  
It's difficult I know sometimes you look at the sky for an answer. I'd rather be alone than in a room filled with people. Drawing superheros or gazing …

Waves 
Sometimes Autism overwhelms us, Washes over us, nearly drowns us. Frigid fingers cling to us Pulling us down into its black depths. We flounder …

Autism If You Only Knew 
Autism if you only knew what you've done to me and my family. In the past 15 years you've brought hurt, shame, pain, guilt and misunderstanding. You've …

Christ's Plan 
The passion in your heart Shines through your eyes Because autism will not allow you to speak The words you hold on your tongue Are expressed through …

Through Your Eyes 
You study things so closely in your quirky little way You wanna know everything at everytime of day Everyday is different except for your routine I …

She Wouldn't Be Abby 
Who would this child be, if not from the start Her quiet smile and sparkling eyes held no clue to her secret As she grew and no one still knew Who …

A Special Package  
When he was born, staring at me, Not crying just a sweet little bundle of Joy. As he grew older he really did not like to play with any toy. He …

I'll Wait 
Day after day, you walk into my classroom and go through your routine. You hang up your coat and backpack and put away your things. Circle time and …

Wish I Could Follow 
The way she moves, the way she speaks, So different and yet so similar to me. I want to know how she feels, What captivates her as real. I watch …

God's Perfect Gift 
When I first held you in my arms I fell in love in love with you, When you look at me My heart was yours. I would tickle your toes And see you …

Do They Think I Don't know? 
Dedicated to my friend with A.S. “She can't help it; she doesn't know...” I hear it every day. What coveted thing do I not know? I know that …

Give Him A Voice 
When I was young I didn't ever understand How come he would always shake his hand He never spoke, and I didn't know why That always made me cry Kids …

A Sister's Poem 
You are going on a journey, As hard as it may be, I am here for you, Whatever you may see. Whenever you can’t keep up, With life and all its fears, …

A Picture In Time 
When I saw your face, I couldn't recognise Your smile or your frown The expression in your eyes But I remember the words you said two years ago, …

Sometimes 
Sometimes I look at my brother and it makes me sad, As I realize all of the things he has never had Sometimes I feel guilty that it is him and not …

Fallen Angels 
I am very lucky I have these two friends you see I’d say they were more like angels But you’d never believe me We can’t hold a conversation For …

A Pill For Autism 
I wish I could call your name once with an immediate response. Just for a day. I wish you could say, "I love you Mommy" without any prompting. Just …

My Autistic Son 
They ask me” what is wrong with him” they ask me “what’s not right” Long blond hair and big blue eyes they fail to see my plight. “They all do that” …

Different 
I've been through dark Through dust, through dawn I've climbed the steps I've faced your taunts You've laughed, you've mocked You've stared, you've …

A Special Child 
The future so uncertain The past is just a haze The truth is there for life It will never be a phase My child maybe awkward Every day I watch him …

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Blue And Pink 
Little boy with nothing to say Out of place and always so quiet Hardly a word but when asked Will give you an answer I hope it makes sense Little …

SuperDad 
In the face of unexpected news You held onto my hand Prayed with me when no other words could be said Unaware of how autism could change a family’s …

No Apologies 
His teacher is so nice the patience she has... and his aides are great so helpful and good. His speech therapist exudes much enthusiasm and the …

Team Ava 
Our S.O.S. has gone unanswered for too long. We are stranded. Searching the horizon for help that will never arrive. There is no help coming. No …

Misdiagnosis 
Autism, you are not my diagnosis You are the garbage bag I got thrown into When even ADHD didn’t want me anymore You are judgmental psychiatrist viewing …

I watch you on your own Island 
I watch you on your own Island You seem happy that way : ) Sometimes when your not looking I cry my act away King of your own island people do …

You Hate Me And I'm Sorry 
For Alex, age 7 I try and wake you in the morning You won’t get up so I dress you while you’re still in bed It's harder every day Because you're almost …

Thinking Underwater 
I am underwater, floating. My eyes are closed. For a brief moment, I do not see the bright lights humming above my head, glaring like a thousand suns. …

Demi's World 
Sweet innocence not understood by all. Angelique face, eyes representing deepest colors of fall. In your mysterious world, there are no fears. …

Autism Can Be Hard to Live With 
I love my big brother Connor, even though autism can be hard to live with. Sharing a room isn't so bad, but I can't wait until I don't have to do it …

My Little Man 
On my 21st birthday I found out you were on your way It was a very mixed emotional day I was nervous, excited, scared And for what was ahead I wasn't …

Thank You, Father God 
"Healthy, gorgeous boy," everybody told me. I named him Jayden, the light of my eyes, the smaller of the two. He has a big brother, Brian. He's pretty …

Living With Autism 
Living with Autism is a hard thing to do, There will be times when you’re sad lonely and blue. Guaranteed are times when you will miss understand, Or …

Our Son Nicholas 
You were different from the others, And God was very well aware, You needed a lot of love and caring, A family with all that to share. He sent you …

The Misunderstood Child 
I am the child that looks healthy and fine I was born with ten fingers and toes But something is different somewhere in my mind And what that is nobody …

Self-Loathing: I Assume It’s A Phase of Grief 
I know, I know. My heart shouldn’t be bleeding. Pierced. Tattooed with blood red ink. I shouldn’t want to curl up into a ball and hide from the …

Ryan's World 
Most days we try and walk to school The route does vary but only one is cool He likes it when we walk through the church yard Although mum always needs …

Hero Defined 
The day I became a father Was a day I'll never forget My beautiful black-haired boy What a day... the day we met. God dealt him a very bad hand …

Cry Boy 
My outside is different than My inside so, I punch and kick and whine and Always scream "No." I whine and cry like I'm a Two year old boy, And I …

Tennis Shoes 
I want to be one of those moms in tennis shoes. Pony-tailed hair, Nike workout pants, baseball cap. The mom that is ready to take the world on. Conquer …

Non-Stare Day 
For my special son, Kian I'll tell you Kian what I'm going to do, I'm going to make a day for me and you. This day I'll call non-stare day and …

I Am Who I Am For You  
The day you came into my world A certain responsibility I obtained To keep you safe To keep You smiling To keep you away from the mean kids who …

Dear Teachers of the World 
My Baby has Autism How can you help Teach him Learn from him Understand him Respect him Laugh with him because Maybe he'll be a great scientist …

My Name Is Jackson 
People may not understand me or why I act a certain way. I may get upset over silly things, some people might say. I look like any other boy, sometimes …

We're Your Special Kids  
(Special Education Teacher Appreciation) Sarah didn't hear you say what we are going to learn today. Sam jumped to his feet each time he heard a …

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A Child Will Lead Them 
Life isn't always what you expect Yet none of this would I reject I planned to lead my son But God's greater plan has won. My small child teaches …

So Confused 
Sometimes when I'm in class, I feel annoyed. It's too loud, Too fast. Weird. It's hard to talk to people when they're not listening, Hard to listen …

Monsters 
Child, I don't know the reason why you aren't like the others who can talk and laugh and learn and play tag with their brothers. You try and try …

Advocate  
I am his, I am hers, I am their sounding voice I am the trumpet leading their alarm I am the quilt that shields them from harm We are the voice to …

Letting Go Of Italy 
Emily. I’m looking hard for the tulips. The windmills. The Rembrandts. Hell, I’ll take a clog. Although I know that it is just a different …

Dear Autism 
Dear Autism, It's been at least 7 years since you came to visit and you haven't left my home. From the looks of things you're here to stay. You didn't …

I Am A Parent 
I Am A Parent I am Xena. Real life warrior, goddess of an invisible or invisible disabilities With my steel plated armour I can fight anyone who …

My Ava 
The most unexpected things can hurt. A package of 2T undies, while I buy diapers with no end in sight. A little girl saying, “Haylee, come here,” to …

AUTISM Tis A-U-M 
Have you ever thought of our senses? Four of five we have no control Our eyes see the beauty and ugly unless We are blind or they are closed. Our …

Beauty is... 
Beauty is in the world that I see A big red balloon A shiny new swing A sunny afternoon The first signs of spring Beauty is in the world that …

Brother, Through The Storm 
Pray, pray for me, because your prayers mean more than mine Smile for me I don’t know if you see like me, or hear like me, But I know you understand …

Jeiron 
I would never deny Jeiron has autism; he is so much more than a label. He's a wonderful, sweet loving boy who gives us great happeniness. Regardless …

Amber-Rose, Precious Jewel 
My Wee Amber-rose, you are a very precious sole when you came from heaven, you looked so perfect, I was cautious at your sleepy behaviour, when you …

Just Give Me Care 
"Why God Do you trust me this much To give me a child like this?" I may ask... Is he having a hard morning?' My friend asked "No" I replied "he …

Twas The Night Before Christmas 
This poem is written by a mother who has a child with Autism. Happy Holidays to all...! Twas the night before Christmas And all through the …

Imagine For One Moment 
Imagine for one moment, one small fraction of your life, how it would feel to hear a sound so loud that your ears feel like they will explode. Now …

The Unheard Song 
Sometimes I feel like I'm singing an endless song The one that won't be over and seems too long The one nobody wants to listen to and changes the station …

If The World Could Fly 
If the world could fly; Then so could I. I would take you in my wings: We would hear the what lies within. I would let you see the colors; You would …

The House Of Locks 
House Of Locks You know our house on the block, it's the one they call the house of locks. We're not worried about what may come in, What scares …

The Dandelion Child 
Children come with many different looks, the color of their hair, eyes, and skin, but I think it is time, that we took to try to see what's really within. …

Good Morning, Son Shine 
I see you each morning and wonder, when will I hear you say, "Good Morning Mommy." One day you will be able to tell me what you want to eat for breakfast …

Autism Is A Journey 
Autism is a journey traveled by those so afflicted. And those who are chosen to share there lives. It is a Journey full of twist and turns, ups and …

Even If It Rains (Autism) 
I remember the first time I saw your little face The feeling that came over me your “title” could not replace I love you more than ever now Because …

Our Ray Of Sunshine 
You came into our lives as a ray of sun. A big smile that said I love you And knew we were meant for each other. Did not know what laid ahead of this …

Diagnosing Dakota with Autism 
In these modern times Filled with healthcare crimes At just 18 months You stole Dakota from us Her connections under parasol Due to toxic …

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I Do Not Cry For Who You Are 
Tears have stopped falling On the fragments of my dreams, I no longer mourn illusions Of yesterday's reality. Tears that fell so often, Almost every …

Surviving 
A lot people have helped me In many ways Guiding me to the way I don't know what is called "surviving" The love and care that everyone has shown …

Because Of You 
I was alone In my own little zone - autism then unknown! Scared and afraid I kept quiet -- lost and confused Feeling stolen yet somewhat bruised …

Why, Why At School? 
Why at school? Was I not cool? Why at school did no one Stand up to play "my ball?" No one at all! All I end up asking is why! Why was I known …

Who Said? 
Who said A.S don't physically hurt By trying on a dress, trousers, shirt or skirt? We don't like loud noises, crowds, faces We sometimes act to others …

Kaitlyns Song 
Freely she runs the breeze in her hair In her young life she has not a care Her words are few but her spirit is strong She lives everyday like a beautiful …

Another World 
My son has his own special World; A very unique world alone with his thoughts. I never see what he feels, for I am on the other side. As he plays, …

The World of Autism
and Neurotypicality
 
One looks at me, Watches me, And I sit alone in a corner Or gaze away from the eye He goes to a large crowd, Attends an elegant party, And he notices …

On The Occasion Of My Last Day
Of Elementary School
 
I've been walking these halls since I was three, A little barely talking me. I may have been different, but you could see. You've always known …

Who Can Say? 
My child is beautiful and bright. I haven't seen a more adorable sight. Who says there is something wrong? Just because she babbles on and on. How …

My Son, My Hero 
I have a hero who isn't made famous or make believe. I have a hero who means the world to me. My hero is tall and so handsome with a funny sense of humor. …

I Promise You This 
I promise you this: With every step you take I will hold your hand. And together we will make Your life a little brighter, your smile a little bigger. …

My Amazing Emily 
You have amazed many people, big and small. At times, you are the one standing tall. You've always had your own unique style. Your gloves, your scarf, …

My Son Braydon 
My son is beautiful, he has big brown eyes. He's a tough lil' guy, he hardly ever cries. He loves Barney, Teletubbies and playing in the rain. He crawls …

What Is Me 
What I See When they stare at me I turn my head away. I can't bare to look at them, such a strange thing to do. Staring into one's eyes is an awful …

My Little Boy Lost 
My little boy lost. Mummy will always find you. No matter what it takes. You will always be reminded how much you were wanted and loved and adored. …

Why Lord? 
To see our son slowly change in front of our eyes. I wonder why Lord When we see that he has no social skills with others. I wonder why Lord

Joseph Hill (The Man) 
My older brother Joseph has always been different from everyone else, but in the inside he is the same as everyone else. He lives with our dad's parents …

I See But I Can't Feel 
I understand that he seems different but he seems normal to me. People please go by what you feel and not by what you see. My friend is nothing but …

A Day In The Life Of Ian 
I watch him as he watches the world around him and often wonder what he sees. If the world could see him the way that I do their amazement, like mine, …

Special Love  
There's something extraordinary about you I cannot see it clearly. I know it's there, I feel it so Yet my love grows tenderly. When words have …

Live Your Life Like You Mean It 
I cry because I am alone in this world of autism and I like it. I am writing my book right now. Life is talking, Mom. Give my writing more time to …

My Sunshine 
Throughout all my childhood years I anticipated. The day he was born I was animated. I was very proud to exhibit his picture Wherever I went. My …

Nothing Bullies Past! 
I want to scream, shout - anything but nothing at all will come out! I push it all deep inside so secretely, it can hide The hurt and pain - again, …

Autism 
You hold out your hand to me You have that look in your eyes I wish I could understand you But it takes so many tries I know that you're frustrated …

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How I Feel  
Yes I run around in circles I talk when it’s not my turn Sometimes I may seem clumsy I’m a little uneasy When it comes to certain sounds. When …

God's Autism Classroom 
I walk into the room, from area to area I go, looking at all the "visual supports," suspended by Velcro. Pictures of activities, "Math, reading, …

Me and My Brother 
You see me and my brother are very much alike. He is autistic and I'm dyslexic. We both get confused very easily. And we aren't as good as everyone …

He Is My Baby Brother 
Just because he cannot speak Does not mean he is deaf. Nor does it mean he cannot feel pain Just because he inflicts it upon himself. His mind …

Judge If You Want To 
Go ahead and judge me. I know what you are thinking. You are thinking look at that child, he is way too old to scream like that. I realize you think …

Daddy I Love You 
Every time it rains I look For the colors in the sky And make a wish, I hope will come true. When I see the rainbow, I get a tear in my eye Maybe …

My Girl 
My girl is happy... she's got me My girl is happy she's not angry Makes me feel good... Makes me feel so good My girl is pretty Like flowers and …

My Little Brother Emlyn 
You may not understand him, or the way he feels today. You may not understand his reasoning for things he does or says. The reasons why he is so loud …

Alone in Autism 
It could be said that your little neurons are short circuiting, that your chromosome anomaly may not be related. And you just might be the most …

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