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In celebration of National Poetry Month, Writers In The Schools and KPFT brought its annual reading series to listeners, featuring poems written and read by students on the air.

A very special thanks goes to WITS, Johnston Middle School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Principal Wenden Sanders, his students, and teachers and producer Susan Phillips. If you missed any of them, you can hear them here.

Wednesday, April 1

Poem:
Ode to the Library
Morgan, 4th grade

Reader:
Eliana Collins, 8th grade

Song:
“Walk in the Night”

Thursday, April 2

Poem:
Yo Tengo un Bello Sueno
Joaquin, 2nd grade

Reader:
Roberto Blas, 8th grade

Song:
“Falling Away”

Friday, April 3

Poem:
Here and Now
Kyra, 4rth grade

Reader:
Preston Parker, 8th grade

Song:
“Spring to Life”

Monday, April 6

Poem:
Ali
Ali-Raza, 2nd grade

Reader:
Jacquelyn Simmons, 7th grade

Song:
“Sugar Pop Happy Song”
Five Easy Pieces

Tuesday, April 7

Poem:
Arizona
Laurel, 3rd grade

Reader:
Nel Klimus, 8th grade

Song:
“Happiness”

Wednesday, April 8

Poem:
It Can Wait
Homer, 12th grade

Reader:
Sophia Singleton, 8th grade

Song:
“Sun Filled” by Ketsa

Thursday, April 9

Poem:
Tracking
Tricia, 2nd grade

Reader:
Alonna Johnson, 8th grade

Song:
“Sidewalk Shade” by Kevin McLeod

Friday, April 10

Poem:
The River Home
Maejon, 7th grade

Reader:
Alex Cweren, 8th grade

Song:
“Turning Wheel,” by Ketsa

Monday, April 13

Poem:
Mermaidlandia
Olivia, 3rd grade

Reader:
Grace Lytle, 8th grade

Song:
“Tropical Sunrise” by Podington Bear

Tuesday, April 14

Poem:
Yo Soy
Emmanuel, 1st grade

Reader:
Fidel Argueta, 6th grade

Song:
“Mexico”

Wednesday, April 15

Poem:
Guardian of Kids
Maddox, 4th grade

Reader:
Grant Camboran, 8th grade

Song:
“The War Is Not Lost” by Kevin MacLeod

Thursday, April 16

Poem:
My Name
Marina, 5th grade

Reader:
Amber Caldwell, 6th grade

Song:
“The Snow Queen” by Kevin MacLeod

Friday, April 17

Poem:
What Is
Cheyenne, 3rd grade

Reader:
Alex Huff, 7th grade

Song:
“Life of Riley” byKevin MacLeod

Monday, April 20

Poem:
I Can Write From
Christian, 3rd grade

Reader:
Donovan Williams, 8th grade

Song:
“Aftermath” by Gregoire Lourme

Tuesday, April 21

Poem:
Hope
Eti-Ini, 4th grade

Reader:
Kyla Mays, 6th grade

Song:
“Our Tape” by Jurrivh

Wednesday, April 22

Poem:
Ode to Ink
Charlie, 4th grade

Reader:
Alexandria Collins, 8th grade

Song:
“Mysterio March” by Kevin MacLeod

Thursday, April 23

Poem:
When a Sheep Dreams
Alashia, 4th grade

Reader:
Arriana Vara, 8th grade

Song:

Friday, April 24

Poem:
Mist of the Night
Rohan, 3rd grade

Reader:
Windell Gradiz, 8th grade

Song:
“Digya” by Kevin MacLeod

Monday, April 27

Poem:
Change
Justine, 4th grade

Reader:
Caprice Haddad, 6th grade

Song:
“Hope for Tomorrow” by Seastock

Tuesday, April 28

Poem:
Story to Tell
Natasha, 2nd grade

Reader:
Kylie Silva, 8th grade

Song:
“When the Moon Fall” by Ketsa

Wednesday, April 29

Poem:
What Am I?
Kavin, 1st grade

Reader:
Gabriel Canepa

Song:

Thursday, April 30

Poem:
Future Traveler
Kevin, 6th grade

Reader:
Summer Ames

Song:

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