Interpretive poetry: "Learning this Skin"

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This month, the United States celebrates National Poetry Month, a national celebration of the rhythmic word.  In honor of this glorious occasion, Voices will present some fresh takes on the art form.

Naked emotion and longing pulses through "Learning this Skin." This poem, interpreted by its author Amy Leon, grapples with the complicated questions that arise around mixed race identity and documents her journey toward self love. This poem contains explicit language.

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