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Poetry from the Desert Island Supply Company

Our partners at Desert Island Supply Company in Woodlawn work with students in the Woodlawn area of Birmingham, Alabama, to create a book of poetry that they feel reflects the students best work. To learn more about DISCO, click here,


Alternate Names for Girls

by Aliyah B.


Like lions taking care of their cubs

Like roses with harmless thorns

Pretty puppies, loving as they can be

Bright as a diamond

Powerful as a heart

Smart as a brain

Protective as best friends having each others’ back

Strong as roots of a tree


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