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Poem of the Day,April 8: Adia’Zalika, Antonia

Above the Water of My Sorrows contains poetry by youth in King County juvenile detention in Seattle. The poetry was facilitated by Pongo Teen Writing, a trauma-informed poetry program that enables youth to write therapeutic personal poetry about difficult childhood experiences, including experiences of abuse, neglect, and exposure to violence.

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Poem of the Day: Apr 2: Wading Through the Words, Linda Martinson

Since 1987, Linda Martinson has endured the constant pain of fibromyalgia, an incurable musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder. Before the car accident that caused her fibromyalgia, she had a budding career a seafood marketing consultant, a perfect match for her commercial fisherman husband. After the accident, Linda was surprised to

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