Today I think of my Papa as I most love to remember him: My best cheerleader! He was so full of vibrant joy and optimism, and so enthusiastic about our little routines. He staunchly defended me at all times. He was delighted by our friendship. He made me feel worthy of genuine interest. He wasContinue reading “Father’s Day & Grief”
Dear Friends, Maybe you have heard of the new film MUSIC by Sia. It has been distressing me for a while now, but it was too upsetting to think or talk about. Now that I have read more about it and seen the trailer, I am even more appalled and disgusted and hurt. It isContinue reading “Curtains Up”
Dear Friends, I am so distraught over how many voted for hateful and unethical and greedy forces. It is so painful to my autistic soul. I have been so dysregulated over this, it feels like I am losing my mind. I know it is not a surprise to the long-marginalized. But it is still heart-wrenching.Continue reading “State of Disunion”
Hi my spooky friends! I have a tasty treat for you today! It is delicious and nutritious. Order your jar today. This was my costume idea! My sisters made it a reality. Franktastic is for my late father Frank. This was my first time designing my costume, and I am so thrilled with it!
Hi again friends! Here are two more of my peace poems and my blurb about peace! Please scroll to see all of the featured works! I am Danny Kentaro Whitty. I am full of hopes and visions for a more just and peaceful world. As a minimally- and unreliably-speaking autistic, I share these hopes andContinue reading “Peace and Poetry 2 of 2”
Hi Friends! One of my poems is shared in this series by Art of Autism on peace! Also a quote (with my middle name misspelled) on what autistics can say about peace. Please take a look at all the featured works and then scroll down to see my poem! Sirens to symphony by Danny WhittySoundsContinue reading “Peace and Poetry 1 of 2”
This is a poem I presented in July for International Association for Spelling as Communication‘s Neurolyrical Cafe open mic night. It is about disillusionment and conflict.
Written August 2020. I was inspired to write this after learning more about social media from my sisters.
I presented this at I-ASC‘s monthly Neurolyrical Cafe in August 2020. This has been on my mind a lot lately. It is a common feeling for autistics like me. Please try to understand.
This poem was written for the Cow Tipping Summer Writing Workshop earlier this summer. It was written in 10 minutes, but I love how it turned out. It is about missing my dad.