Poetry

Poetry: Pride

Artist Ra Vashtar shares a poem reflecting on his LGBTQ+ experience and his solidarity with POC and other marginalized groups.

Poetry: And So the Definition of Autism Changed

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.

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Hypnotized by Words

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.

Poetry: Trending #MeToo

A harrowing poem from India about how common and devastating sexual assault can be.

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Poetry: Two Voyages to CommonWEALTH

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?

Poetry: Crossed Wire’s Song

Autistic artist and writer, Ra Vashtar, shares “Crossed Wire’s Song,” a poem about being different, accompanied by “mind not to scale.” an art piece exploring the experience of a mind that feels too big.

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