Logan, age 15 – Skagit County Juvenile Detention
You need to know that the riots and rebellion are caused by you. You think we are perfect. Well, we are not. We live in fear . . .
Victor, age 16 – Skagit County Juvenile Detention
You have the power to do whatever you
want to do . . .
Robert, age 15 - Skagit County Juvenile Detention
Ever since I was born you've been there. You were there when my biological mom would relapse and let my sister and I run around free. You were there again as I began to realize how. . .Read More
Josh, age 17 - Skagit County Juvenile Detention / Green Hill School
Thinking . . .
So I'm in deep depression now
There's nothing I can do about it . . .
Juan, age 14 – Migrant Youth Leaders
I Am Poem
I AM a FieldWorker and tired.
I wonder if they are going to change the rules . . .
Anonymous, age 16 - Skagit County Juvenile Detention
Dirty Tin Foil
Proof of a recent escape from the chains
that depression has imprisoned her in . . .
Janice, age 28 - Skagit Valley Recovery Community
Trying to catch up to you
I sit here on my bed looking out my window.
I see fields that stretch as far as the eye can see . . .
Anonymous, age 17 - Skagit County Juvenile Detention
What No One Ever Tells You
is that at home they’re abused,
or that a parent had left . . .
Robin, age 52 - Skagit Valley Recovery Community
An Ode to Her Rape Whistle
From a black nylon rope around
her neck hangs a silver instrument . . .
Anonymous, age 13 – Migrant Youth Leaders
In three seconds, I was out. I was in a dark room. I saw nothing but a corner. I approached closer and I saw a little star crying. What do I do now, my little star is crying and I . . .Read More
Roman, age 17 – Skagit County Juvenile Detention
I came to realize who my true friends are. I found this out by ending up in Juvie and I was able to see who actually cared. There were quite a few that I never would have thought . . .Read More
Anonymous, age 15 – Skagit County Juvenile Detention
If you came to . . .
the cell of 204 you would see
a difference in life . . .Read More
R, age 13 – Migrant Youth Leaders
I have parents who go through oppression. My mother is an extremely intelligent woman who is oppressed to both take care of the house and work because she is a “woman.” She wants to . . .Read More
Gene, age 16 – Skagit County Juvenile Detention
When I kiss you my deepest darkest fears disappear. I don’t have to worry about a thing. I know you feel the same way because I can see it in your light blue eyes. We’re like a car and our love . . .Read More