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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.

Rover’s Sister

Her eyes are chocolaty hazelnut brown

Her fur a mixed brown with black

But it’s not her looks;

What’s got us is how she acts!

A knock on the door

She growls with ferocity

while hurling herself into the attack.

Rovera, it’s just the UPS guy! We roll our eyes and groan

But we’re secretly pleased she’s sort of got our back

Of course there are ups and our downs.

Once she destroyed my phone

Once she jumped into the suitcase I’d just packed

And the list does go on and on!

We love her all the same

She’s right on up there on the family tree.

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