Jaki Shelton Green’s High School Poet Laureate program aims to foster a love of poetry. This poem is by Justin Wellons, a student at East Columbus Junior/Senior High School, who is part of the inaugural group of poet laureates. His peaceful poem finds joy in humanity and our cities.
poem by Justin Wellons | illustration by Rebekah Evans
This article originally appeared in the May 2023 issue of WALTER magazine.