poetry

Summer and Heaven

Anantha Krishnamurthy is a teen nonspeaking poet wise beyond his years. This pair of poems are penned with a flourish of optimism and a reminder about how the position of your eyes influences your perspective.

Poetry: Autistic Self Love

This poem from audience favorite, teen nonspeaker Anantha Krishnamurthy, captures a truth that only some readers will see.

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.

Poetry: Pride

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

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