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We are Chicago Poetry: Chicago student writers, Chicago poets, poetry readings across Chicago neighborhoods, and poetry in schools across Chicago. We’re Chicago poetry archives online, the proud legacy they share, and Chicago broadsides. What’s your favorite part of the Chicago Poetry Center? Will you help support it this month?

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“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.