Paint Me Like I Am: Teen Poems from WritersCorps (Library Binding)

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Today my name is colorful.
Yesterday my name was dead souls.
Tomorrow my name will be lively spirits.
My friends think my name is fire.
The police think my name is burden.
My parents think my name is symphony.
Secretly I know my name is anything I want it to be.

Praise For…

“Edgy, mysterious and assertive”
Kirkus Reviews

“An inspiration for any fledgling poet”

“Raging, defiant, giddy, lusty, and hopeful”

“A rich kaleidoscope of poems that reflect the hardships of ethnic and urban existence against the steadfast spirit of youth.”
— Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

“You don’t really have to love poetry to find appeal in these talented voices.”
— KLIATT (Starred review)
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060292881
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: February 18th, 2003
Pages: 144
Language: English