Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

poem-they’re all the same May 6, 2019

Filed under: Poetry,Teaching — Shawn L. Bird @ 2:15 pm
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Pick up any yearbook

any place

any year.

Turn the pages,

you will recognize them.

That one:

always so friendly.

That one:

forever in trouble.

That one:

so cool.

That one:

Oh! The music!

That one:

skipped more than attended

That one:

kept you up nights,

worried about wise choices

safe places.

Any yearbook,

familiar faces,

each so unique,

every one the same.

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4 Responses to “poem-they’re all the same”

  1. Shawn, your poem has me wanting to dig around and find one of my high school yearbook from so many, many years ago.


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