The world has gotten to know the stories and faces of Osime Brown and Matthew Rushin. Now, they know about each other. Matthew writes a poem to Osime.
David Gray-Hammond reviews Joshua Corwin’s poetry anthology, Becoming Vulnerable, a collection of poems documenting the experience of being an autistic addict and finding recovery.
Artist Ra Vashtar shares a poem reflecting on his LGBTQ+ experience and his solidarity with POC and other marginalized groups.
The history of autism is colored with the social and historical bigotry, racism, sexism, and ableism. Pushes for equity can be seen as effective by looking at the changing definition of autism.
Melissa Simmonds with a powerful piece about trying to be heard as a Black, autistic woman and what to do instead of silencing her.
Watch this brilliant poetry performance from autistic poet Pete Black about the experience of an autistic student and the less-than-obvious ways children on the autism spectrum are left out or under-supported.
Words can build a bridge, or a cage. Words can be violent. A price can be put on words. A poem on the power and limits of words to shape whole societies.
A harrowing poem from India about how common and devastating sexual assault can be.
This poem from InsideAMirrorMaze makes an appeal for acceptance over compliance in the most artful of language.
My umbilical cord is long, is strong, stretches colonies, centuries, countries, continents.
We are all so very happy and always Christian and sing in the choir we are all smiling, serving, joyous
Do I Make You Happy?