national poetry month

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This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers... 


"My Place Now"

Izabella Arriaza, Junipero Serra Elementary

"In a Paradise"

Aurora Nguyen, Garfield Elementary

"Tofu Like Kung Fu"

Martin Levy, Garfield Elementary

"Life in Mexico"

Chloe Price, Moscone Elementary

"Baby"

Pauline Barrera, Moscone Elementary

"My Life as a Dog"

Justin Fang, Garfield Elementary

"Joy and Yellow"

Leslie Avalos, Junipero Serra Elementary

"A Girl Who Saves the World"

Angelina Fang, Garfield Elementary

"My Side"

Eriberto Jimenez, Marshall Elementary

 

"Love"

 

Sandra Mendoza, Junipero Serra Elementary


"Sadness"

Pamela Alvarez, Junipero Serra Elementary

"My Feeling"

Carol Munos, E.R. Taylor Elementary

"Thank You Grandpa"

Marco Gongora, Paul Revere Elementary

Radio Poets 2016: Ruby Guzman

Apr 28, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Mellana Jackson

Apr 27, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Tyler Taylor

Apr 27, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Michael Phi

Apr 25, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Leslie Garcia

Apr 22, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Cora Cost

Apr 21, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Vanessa DeLeon

Apr 20, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Hector Roa

Apr 19, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Felix Mamrikov

Apr 18, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Sarah Wong

Apr 15, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Alexis Alcaraz Orozco

Apr 14, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Anjole Levaron

Apr 13, 2016
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Radio Poets 2016: Elan Villareal

Apr 12, 2016
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The One and Only Mom

Elan Villareal, Garfield Elementary School

I believe my mom is special

very special

She looks like me

She has brown straight hair like the soccer field lines

She has light brown, green, and yellow eyes.

Brown like dirt

Green like grass

Yellow like the opposing team’s jerseys

She has a smooth nose like our soccer balls

Radio Poets 2016: Antonio Gutierrez

Apr 12, 2016
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I’m a Fighter

Antonio Gutierrez, Junipero Serra Elementary School

 

Thug life, that’s what I was taught

Struggling trying to be good

A boy in the dark but has lots of heart

I’m a fighter

That’s what I’m told

Sounds like my life is a rap song but

That’s 100%

Losing those I love 

Have had pain my friend 

Radio Poets 2016: Owen Isbister

Apr 4, 2016
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Poetry

Owen Isbister, San Francisco Community

 

Poetry is explaining the world around us

and opening our minds.

I like how (in this case) it relates to soccer.

I learned that poetry is equally as important as soccer.

I also learned it's just as important as anything else.

So put down your phone,

stop stressing out,

get a piece of paper;

a pencil,

have look at the world at a different angle,

and put it down

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