Anantha Krishnamurthy

Anantha Krishnamurthy
Anantha is a 13-year-old from Calgary, Canada. Anantha does most of his communication via typing or a letterboard. Creative writing gives Anantha great pride and solace; it is also how he shares his autistic experiences with the world. If you like his writing, you can click here to leave Anantha a tip.

Ode to my autistic ancestors

Teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy pays homage to autistic changemakers throughout history, who from stoning to electric shocks have suffered for their rebellions.

Moods of a morning

This poem is a PDAers anthem. Teen nonspeaker Anantha writes about the drive for autonomy and the freedom found in immersing in a passion.

A Typer’s Freedom Dance

Anantha Krishnamurthy comes through with an onomatopoeic journey of triumph, tapping resonating to thunderous thudding freedom.

Poetry: Anonymous

Anantha Krishnamurthy’s mind is a symphony and his body is a sound cage. This powerful poem is itself a beautiful triumph of sheer Will.

Poetry: Intelligence

This fun poem from audience favorite, Nonspeaking teen Anantha Krishnamurthy, explores the shifting season and the wisdom of migratory birds.

Poetry: The Fall

Anantha Krishnamurthy, teen nonspeaking poet, continues to carry a storied motif through a collection of poetry that he builds in layers, the sensory feast of season changes carving out the future like the tireless cascade of a waterfall.

Summer and Heaven

Anantha Krishnamurthy is a teen nonspeaking poet wise beyond his years. This pair of poems are penned with a flourish of optimism and a reminder about how the position of your eyes influences your perspective.

Poetry: Autistic Self Love

This poem from audience favorite, teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy, captures a truth that only some readers will see.

a silhoette of a man is falling into deep water and is several feet below the surface. Between him and the surface is a lyre.

Reply to a Lullaby

Anantha Krishnamurthy, nonspeaking teen poet, is an Old Soul. This poem pulls readers through a layered theme from previous work with Layers lurking deep below the surface.

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