The Kirkwood Call

“Dear World”

Sha'Diya Tomlin, features writer May 4, 2017

"Dear World", a poem written and performed by Sha'Diya Tomlin, is about growing up in America as a black child. It is a young black girl's letter asking for acceptance.

Power of the spoken word

Power of the spoken word
Lany Borella, Features March 7, 2017

During her freshman year in Mrs. Leatherberry’s English class, Aly Terry wrote a poem for the unit they were working on. She had heard a little bit of poetry prior and seen a few slam poetry videos,...

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