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Global Citizenship

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by MAISHA EUZEBE (Dominica)

April 2021

My best friend and I always talk about how we're going to change the world. 

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by TULA SINGER (Cuba)

April 2021

The embassy called and approved our request to leave the country. So we packed our clothes and a couple of other essentials, leaving the rest behind.

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by KOBY CHEN (Canada)

April 2021

When my mother and father had left for the west, they brought few things with them. 

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by ARI (United States)

April 2021

In the jungles of Aklan stands a statue of a man I've never met.

Stands a monument to a face I've never seen.

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by VIVIAN ZHI (Canada)

December 2020

My words can be a sense of comfort, a feeling of being understood, a thought, an awakening. 

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by ELOISE DAVIS (United Kingdom)

December 2020

Throughout my many travels, to all sorts of exotic lands, never before have I seen a diet so extraordinary as that of the snamuh.

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by LIORA SCOP (South Africa)

August 2020

They say 7 billion people stayed home today

2.2 billion children stayed out of school

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by LYAT MELESE (United States)

August 2020

Change is unexpected. 

Like the day I was told we were moving to America. 

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by TULA SINGER (Cuba)

August 2020

My mother came into the kitchen with a blank face. "We're leaving," she said. "We're going to move in with Ahmad in New York." 

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by ENLING LIAO (Australia)

April 2019

Thirty-two nights without seeing a start

Bright, shining, good luck, good luck for me.

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by ASHTON PERFECTO (United States)

April 2020

I am an American boy

with a Mexican twin. 

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by SIRIN JITKLONGSUB (Thailand)

December 2019

These are the scents I will take with me when I leave this house.

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by JONATHAN HUANG (Taiwan)

December 2019

My teacher, Ms. Waterson, wore glasses, and I kept an earnest gaze on them as I spoke . . .

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by AFRAH SHEKH (India)

December 2019

the first missile tears through the skin;

skinning the embers of a quenched country

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by MERIT ONYEKWERE (United States)

December 2019

When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes crease . . .

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by ROSALEEN SWEITI (United States)

September 2019

There's a sort of spell that falls over the dinner table as we wait for the athan to sound.

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by AKILAH NORTHERN (United States)

September 2019

“Black people don’t eat sushi.” He said it while I was in the middle of filling a bowl with grits . .

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by MELISSA XU (United States)

September 2019

I grew up eating an excessive amount of eggs. Actually, that’s a little misleading.

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by ENOK CHOE (United States)

September 2019

In November 2018, the horrific picture of a migrant mother and her daughters fleeing . . .

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by JUNFANG ZHANG (Singapore)

September 2019

Perpetually sitting in a corner of my room is a large carrier bag filled with cast-off clothes.

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by DANIEL SHARPE (Northern Ireland)

September 2019

Sweet Erin you lay far from me, 

In soils toiled by blight and blood.

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by SAMANTHA WAGNER (United States)

April 2019

I believe in

People Places,

A Place for every Person to

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by MAYA LINSLEY (Canada)

April 2019

I found love in the plastic heart of a run-down souvenir shop. Sweat had dried in a sticky landscape across my back, and I was out of breath from the sheer force of the midday sun, and I was standing in between . . .