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April is National Poetry Month, a time when we celebrate poetry and recognize how it has shaped American culture. This year, KUT is participating in National Poetry Month by sharing poems written by students in the Blank Page creative writing programs at Kealing and Fulmore Middle Schools and the Writers' Workshop at Rawson Saunders School. You can read the and listen to the poems here, and you can also listen to the poems read on KUT 90.5 FM throughout the month of April.

Words on a Page

Read by Ebony Stewart

 

Words on a page

give a voice to people who don’t have one.

Spoken words are temporary and fleeting, but

writing

             freezes

                            time.

No one is really dead if their soul is on a page.

No one is gone if they’ve left their heart in writing.

No one is forgotten if their memories are still here, their

hearts

              beat

                         on.

Writing is forgiving.

It holds no grudge against confessors who have lost their way.

Writing unscrews the bulging bottle and lets the

liquid

           flow

                       out. 

Words on a page

give a voice to people who don’t have one.

Spoken words are temporary.

The pen is the bridge between fleeting life and

Immortality.