Marlon Barreno is a student at San Francisco's Junipero Serra Elementary School, where he writes poetry and plays soccer as part of the AmericaSCORES program. KALW is proud to bring his voice to the air during National Poetry Month.
“Missing My Dad”
J. Sierra Elementary School
I remember the dad that I had—
I remember going over his house
And sleeping with him limb to limb
I remember playing soccer with him
Trying a lot, giving him everything I got.