A month of poems: Day 18

This April is the 24th National Poetry Month, a celebration established and organized by the Academy of American Poets.  Throughout the month, there are a number of specific events including Poem in Your Pocket Day, April 18, and the Dear Poet project.  Every school day this month, the King Street Chronicle will publish one poem in honor of National Poetry Month.  

Courtesy of artsy.net

A Word is Dead
Emily Dickinson
A word is dead
When it is said,
Some say.
I say it just
Begins to live
That day.

Contributed by Malika Amoruso ’20

– Sydney Kim, Opinions Editor
Featured Image by Sydney Kim ’20