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Escape

This is a spoken-word poem I wrote about the pandemic. It looks a little long, but it only has a few words per line. It’s better when heard in-person, in my opinion, but I’d appreciate it if you read it anyway because it’s probably the best poem I’ve ever written. (Not that that’s much of an accomplishment, since I’ve written like 4 poems after third grade.)

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National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month!

If it was summer and I wasn’t busy with school, I would challenge myself to write one poem a day for the whole month. But I don’t think I can physically accomplish that with the measly 24 hours a day we are given. So today I will share this poem that I wrote. I will also try to write a few other poems this month.

The poem today represents what I expect this month will bring, just like the rest of the past year. But it won’t be too bad. Here it is: Ode to Solitude.

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Blustery Day…

I haven’t tried poetry in over a year, maybe even two. We haven’t really done anything with it in middle school at all, and I also kind of stopped doing it, so I guess I haven’t done it since elementary school… we’ll see how this goes, I doubt it’s any good since it’s been so long

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