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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,



by Mercy N.


My body is as green as grass

mushrooms growing on my body

people walking over me

my body cries out in pain

the wind blows away my mushrooms

the streets flood and make my body soggy

The color of the skies

shine bright down on my body

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