Poetry

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.

Poetry: Heat

Teen nonspeaking poet Anantha Krishnamurthy is inspired by the recent apocalyptic heat waves to pen this powerful imagery and a warning.

Poetry: Assessment

Anantha Krishnamurthy is a nonspeaking autistic teen advocate who uses RPM to communicate. In this poem, he recalls the isolation of not being able to demonstrate his ability before access to communication rights.

A woman is walking through a field. She has her hand on her hair and the sun is casting a golden hue on the tall grass

Poetry: I Must Not Walk On

A poem on the labouring journey in the unsteady steps of an autistic person who cannot feel the ground beneath her feet.

A Poem from Matthew Rushin to Osime Brown

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.

Book Review: Becoming Vulnerable by Joshua Corwin

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.

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