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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Flores Around The Block | 826michigan

September 23, 2018

Around the block there are flowers, roses and daisies. They’re beautiful. There is a garden. There are a lot of flowers and cute cats. There are butterflies. Sometimes there are parties. When my neighbors have a party, they have dances … Continue reading

Once More, She Repeated A Pattern | 826 Boston

September 23, 2018

Often she approaches me with a bunch of papers and asks me to read and explain them to her. I know for sure what kind of information the papers contain. It’s either another English course opening up that she wants … Continue reading

Am I Your Wildest Dream? | 826LA

September 23, 2018

To My Dearest Ancestors, Because of you I have power, strength, and resilience burning in my veins, passing through every ounce of my body. But I’m left with one question for you: Am I Your Wildest Dream? Did you ever … Continue reading

Find Love | 826DC

September 23, 2018

You find love in the fist that comes flying You find love in the abusive words that flow from his mouth You find love in being on financial lockdown You find love in being talked down to in fearing for … Continue reading

The Grand Opening of 826 New Orleans

September 16, 2018

On #826Day, the newest 826 Chapter, 826 New Orleans, opened the doors to their new Youth Writing Center in the 7th ward of New Orleans. ✏️??️ Every 826 center is different. Every space feels different because every community is different. We are … Continue reading