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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.

Beauty Double-Checked

Read by Jodi Egerton

Beauty double-checked herself

As she pranced past the mirror

A show dog

Her confidence flickered for a moment

A fox in a pack of dogs

Fear flashed through her face

A cat by water

A quick glance and she was a peacock

Proud, noble, elegant

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