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Poetry

A Tribute to Bobby Hutton

A Tribute to Bobby Hutton Emma, 9 I didn’t know much about Bobby Hutton until recently, when I read about the Black Panthers. It’s important to know the parts of history that are hidden from us. During Black History Month, we are taught about people like Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan. But we’re rarely taught […]

Red and Blue

Red and Blue are the colors we built a country from,   Red like the blood we spilled for freedom Blue like the clear skies we keep reaching for   but also Red like the wounds of those we forced to plow our fields Blue like the tears we spilled watering our fields    then […]

Apples, a poem by Mason, 9

Apples A sweet fruit, round like a ball. Pieces split with a slice of a knife. Pushing and shoving, hands start to reach for the slices. Long after the apples are finished, a slice lies forgotten under the table. Entering the room is the family puppy, Sniffing, who munches the unseen slice.