Jaki Shelton Green’s High School Poet Laureate program aims to foster a love of poetry. This poem is by Abigail McPherson, a student at Columbus Career and College Academy who is part of the inaugural group of poet laureates. The contemplative poem considers the beauty and sense of home that the countryside offers.
poem by Abigail McPherson | illustration by Rebekah Evans
This article originally appeared in the May 2023 issue of WALTER magazine.