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Poems of Maria Leyba
poet of the Barrio, Email link

The Invitation
by Oriah Mountain Dreamer, Indian Elder

Poems of Jimmy Santiago Baca
poet, author, screenwriter, father, ex-con

I am...Everything
by Jillayne, age 18, female, adolescent facility

Hidden Secrets
by Sara, age 16, female, gangbanger

Once When We Were Human
by Anthony Douglas, ex-gang leader,
graduate school student and President of Zawedi Writers

Joy To Thee, O Death
by Carl Berk, prisoner

Inmate's Wife
by Anonymous

Farewell to Skippy
by Neil Tepper

Broken Flower
by Myra Weiner