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Poetry Provides a Snapshot in Time

Voices from America’s youth

Cover created by Sierra Gil, a high school student from Kuna, Idaho. Picture of author’s book. Image from author’s library.

Two poems from the book, Lockers Speak, released this week.

Carolyn Anderson

Momma told me the red mark on my face
is a symbol of God’s love
I am special
All the kids at school say it’s an ugly scar
They tease and instead of playing chase
They run the other way
Then Lane enrolled in our school…



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