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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.





I am a tree;


My leaves, the shifting thoughts in my brain


My roots, the place I am bound to earth


And my strength against winds of time,


Let everyone else be deer hurdling through the world


Only touching it for an instant


While I am touched by the ages


In the end, we are all swept away in the currents of time

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