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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.

Sound of the Heart

Read by Ebony Stewart

I slip on my headphones

tap to the beat of the bass

in the background

babum, bang bang, boom

and the world is gone

now, I’m living in my mind,

the world spinning without me.

I want to be on my own,

I want to think outside the box

listen to the sound of “oh yeah!”

the sound of the heart

babum, bang bang, boom

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