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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 laugh at the face,

that makes me feel sad,

saying, “It’s nothing,

I don’t feel bad.”

But really,

I let my feelings sink down inside,

Is there anything

I don’t have to hide?

I need some understanding,

Some help overcoming

these confusing feelings.

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