poetic prose

“My Autism” is Bigger than a Cure

With poetic prose, Black Igwe’s first piece with The Aspergian examines the interplay between “being autistic” in a world that regards you as “having autism.”

A woman of color stands resolute against a wall, her face proud, her eyes closed. Her shirt reads, "Fragile. Who?"

Why I Choose Autistic Pride

Growing up, I was acutely aware that I did not belong. The proverbial elephant in the room, my identity was carved out of all the

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