Month: December 2017

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Congratulations to our Fall 2017 Ambassador Graduates

Nine teens graduated from our 2017 One Earth Writing Ambassadors program, celebrating their accomplishments by sharing their writing and speaking about their experiences with One Earth Writing, a nonprofit that uses writing to build confidence, leadership, and voice in teens while connecting them across racial, religious and socioeconomic lines. One Earth Writing Ambassador Sabriya Imami, 11th grade at […]

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Mother

Alex Young, Grade 12 2017 Fall Ambassador When harsh words, did tumble, Out from my pink mouth, You did not scorch me With burning words of scorn, Or drag me out to shiver Before the cold truth of winter. With a gentle hand upon my shoulder, You taught me for once to see the face […]

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Michigan Writing Group Seeks Teens From Various Backgrounds

Curtain of the Seasons

Alex Young, Grade 12 2017 Fall Ambassador I had skipped so fast on the sidewalk, Past the soft brown soils of Summer, With her warm gaze upon my back, That when her daily walks above me, Through the linen clouds grew shorter, I did not yet realize her sickness. In a turn of yellow-orange, Pink […]

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GeoPersonal

Alex Young, Grade 12Fall 2017 Ambassador Little did we know,That we would always rememberWhere we were,That fateful September.Those burning planes flewAcross the worldOver every house and city.It was GeoPersonal.The striped flag came upAnd its billowing folds,Seemed for once,To make the bitter halves wholeBut cruel time knows onlyThe fighting strife and deviseOf the politking agenda.It’s GeoPersonalElections cement […]

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