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Each sentence from this poem was taken from a different student essay. The essays were based on the prompt, “School taught me I was…” Out of their works comes a beautiful, anonymous poem from the hearts of real kids trying to figure out who they are and what their worth is. Enjoy its beauty.
The Plunge is a weekly challenge to live the best life, choose joy, and treat every day as if it is the BEST DAY EVER.
If you really knew me you would be able to pull away my skin, peek around my ribs, and measure the beat of my heart. You would find that pumping out is deep red passion for loving, helping, inspiring and motivating kids.