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Be on the lookout

Poets are everywhere

The red bird chirping on the wire

The pit bull barking at a friend

The trees whispering in the breeze

Boots scraping on the sidewalk

Me, singing in the shower

By Dashiel, 5th grade

Click the media player above to listen to the poem read on KPFT 90.1 and KTRU 96.1 by Mackenzie, a WITS Youth Advisory Council Member. The background music is “The Jazz Piano” by Bensound from bensound.com. Produced by Susan Phillips.

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Poem a Day is made possible in part by H-E-B Tournament of Champions, Copy.com, The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, Texas Commission on the Arts, KPFT 90.1 and KTRU 96.1.

Original post: September 22, 2015

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