Daily Prompt: Disobey

This is Disobeying 

To disobey is to go against an agreed upon rule and

Social rules make up most of our lives

So when I don’t make eye contact with you when we talk

This is disobeying.

Social rules are so deeply ingrained in society that

Most people aren’t even conscious of them

So when I have to ask what to do in a social situation

This is disobeying

It is a radical idea to suggest that

There is more than one way to communicate

So when my body language is made of up of stims

This is disobeying

To disobey is to challenge people’s perspectives

To disobey is to feel uncomfortable but keep going

To disobey is to celebrate your experiences

To disobey is to be okay with who you are

 

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