* "My life is a page of words..."


My life

is a page of words,

and no matter how much I

tear and

cut the page;

attempt to erase,

and scribble over with ink -

the page is intact

the words are clear.

I cannot escape my


Author's Notes/Comments: 

published in Young Voices, 2002 (First place in poetry, ages 17 - 19); and again in Urban Voices, 2003.

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