Iowa Writes


The ground was open
where our apple tree fell so
I planted myself

Happy National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month and Iowa Writes is celebrating by featuring a poem by an Iowa-connected poet every day this week! To learn more about National Poetry Month 2015, please visit the Academy of American Poets website.


"Appleseed" is the first published poem of a North Liberty, Iowa high school student who wishes to remain unnamed.

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on April 09, 2015

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