This library music,
With the always-noise of
People falling in love
Smooching around the corner
Librarian shushing my crying cousin
Cough Who Kiss Shhhhh…..
Beauty to my ears
With the always-music of
Pages turning over and over,
Books falling from the shelves,
The always-noise of library music.
by Alyiah, 4th grade
Click the media player above to listen to the poem read on Sunny 99.1, KPFT 90.1, and KTRU 96.1 Tory, WITS Youth Advisory Council Student. The background music is “Molten Snow” by Jesse Spillane, Freemusicarchive.org. Produced by Susan Phillips.
Poem a Day is made possible in part by H-E-B, Copy.com, The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, Texas Commission on the Arts, KPFT 90.1, Sunny 99.1, and KTRU 96.