Jaki Shelton Green’s High School Poet Laureate program aims to foster a love of poetry. This poem is by Leah Dew, a student at South Columbus High School, who is part of the inaugural group of poet laureates. Her poem is about the struggle to accept the passage of time.
poem by Leah Dew | illustration by Rebekah Evans
This article originally appeared in the May 2023 issue of WALTER magazine.