My voice is a whorly wind picking up houses, Toto, and Dorothy, whipping through the calm night sky.
A strong storm is my soul, sweeping through towns and sloshing colors everywhere I go.
Most times, my imagination is the beginning of the universe, the big bangs of colors spewing colors, making planets and sun.
The future is a square, grass green cactus storing lots of water inside for droughts.
Her hair is a slide, so slick, silky and slippery, I fly down.
By Sadie, 4th grade
Click the media player above to listen to the poem read on KPFT 90.1 by Ella, WITS Youth Advisory Council Student. The background music is “Talk to the Wind” by @nop. ccmixter.org. Produced by Susan Phillips.
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