Poetry

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.

Poetry: Cosmic Archaeologist

Cosmic Archaeologist is a poem of traumatic brain Memories and the tireless Work of the Silent Muse.

A Typer’s Freedom Dance

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

Poetry: The Nest

Nonspeaking poet Amelia Jane longs for her voice to be heard. Her winged thoughts perch on the mind and sing of triumph.

A new poem: I’m Rightly Rogue

Nonspeaking poet Noah McSweeny muses on having the words, having the interest, wanting to connect, and wishing his tongue would obey his mind.

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: A/Typical Girl

Sofi Ghassaei is a teen nonspeaking autistic with a creative and unapologetically fierce writing style that reflects the tremendous strength and power of her soul.

Poetry: Lost, I am home

Rumi Ottus is a young nonspeaking poet who was inspired to write this after being moved by the beauty of a photo of a lush rainforest scene.

Poetry: Intelligence

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

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