Poems by Youth

The lure of the Extraordinary Peacock by Prachi Kothari, 11, India

Festival of Mid-Autumn Moon by Chiu-yi Rachel Ngai, 16, Arkansas

Poems by Sophie Rodriguez, age 9, Illinois

Love by Riya Sikka, 9, Melbourne, Australia

The Unforgettable Memories of School by Simerah Pinto, 13, Dubai, UAE

Fly by Ritika Rawat, grade 5, New Jersey

The Perfect Family by Zsuzsanna Juhasz, age 15, Maryland

My View by Julia Dun Rappaport, grade 9, Massachusetts

Advice to My Younger Self by Michael Sitarski, 17, Missouri

In My Wildest Dreams by Lyla Hershkovitz, Laurence School, California

Dare I Say / Y Me Atrevo a Decir by Cassandra Martens Diaz, 17, Canada

Way of Hand and Foot by Beau Heese, grade 7, Missouri

Ten Square Feet by Beau Heese, grade 7, Missouri

Beneath the Surface by Riley Ball, age 14, grade 8, Missouri

Amethyst Dream by Haylee Woessner, grade 7, Missouri

The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman, California

mud&water by Saanvi Nayar, age 16, New Jersey

When my Grandfather Holds my Grandmother by Samantha Liu, 16, New Jersey