Another Option

Napowrimo 2019, Day 18. One from from my writing workshop at Langley Writers today.

Pub lunch tonight,

Out with some family.

Dreading it.

You see my son has autism.

He’s high functioning.

That doesn’t mean it’s easy.

When he ate kids meals,

It was simple.

Chicken nuggets and chips.

Sausage and chips,

Or a burger in a bun.

With just ketchup.

It’s surprisingly hard,

When you say he wants a burger,

But no salad!

No sauce!

Except ketchup!

They look at you like you have three heads.

He just likes, what he likes.

Today we discovered,

He likes mixed grill.

When he tried my daughters boyfriends food.

Not just mixed grill,

He likes his stake still mooing.

I was so happy.

Doesn’t sound like much,

But another option, is another option.

Even if I don’t like the blood.

By Autumn Willow

Copyright@AutumnWillow:KatieHaigh 18/04/19

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s