Teen Poetry Collections

Coyote Ridge (Correctional Center)

by a young woman, age 15

There’s so much…….
Stress and missing my dad
Missing my mom and my sisters
School’s been on my mind

But mainly…

I think about how I’m not going to see my dad till I’m 35
That’s 20 years
He’s gonna miss out on my kids
My high school graduation                                                                                                    
My college graduation – growing up

He just had a kid – my little sister – she’s only one
My other little sisters are 9 and 6…

Twenty years

Coyote Ridge is as far away as the sky