© 2021 KALW
KALW Public Media / 91.7 FM Bay Area
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
KALW_CC_2021_art.png
Crosscurrents

A poem from Youth Radio

3391983029_91972f16ed_b.jpg
"Pergola" by Flickr user Robert McNicholas/used under CC license/ cropped and resized
/

 

This week we're featuring poems from participants of Remix Your Life, an arts program run by Youth Radio

These poems address the relationship between the natural world and city life. Jaylyn Burns grew up in Oakland, and in this piece she imagines a conflict between young people and police officers, from the perspective of one of the city's parks. 

Crosscurrents