Do you love to weave words together? Submit an original, unpublished poem or piece of prose fiction or non-fiction that reflects some of the joys and struggles of growing up between two cultures in America. Contests Poetry only one, so pick your best!
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I'm delighted to present the first prize winner in the Fire Escape's Eighth Annual Poetry Contest for teens between cultures. Liberty, engraved in the pavements Freedom, on the tongues of men A beautiful lady's arm tires from holding a torch what thoughtful ideas in the minds of the French to create such a monument if you look left a man wearing a designer suit cannot part from his iphone and ipod as a little orange ember rests between his two fingers if you look right an expensive building explodes with sound and people heavy beats and fancy lights nightlife in New York City if you look down the stars cannot be seen on the cold asphalt but the well-paved streets tell stories of founding fathers and American pride beneath your sneakers and if you look up the sky that carried me here is the same in the east and in the west as two cultures struggle to converge into something harmonious and beautiful Thank you, Mirette, for this beautiful poem! Please leave comments for the poet below, and you may enjoy past poetry winners here. Photo courtesy of Bracketing Life via Creative Commons. Email This BlogThis! Newer Post Older Post Home.
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