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Lifeline Poetry Challenge | 2022

Teen Ages

in a school primer for life

Photo by kyo azuma on Unsplash

13
Let’s arrive in a new school,
already a too tall loner carved from society
dressed in clothes styled by her old-school grandma.
Thank God for uniforms.
Well, maybe not.
First time in the lunch line for food,
sharing angst thick in the room,
a Sister of the Dominican Order,
formidable in her black and white habit…

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K.M. Fullerton

K.M. Fullerton

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