by Joshua (4th grade)

by Joshua (4th grade)

In my black and
white dream

I met happiness.

When is your birthday
I asked.

My birthday was
the first time

the ocean laughed, he said.

Fire From the Moon
PS156, Brooklyn, NY
Joanna Fuhrman,  writer‐in‐residence

Joanna Fuhrman is the author of six books, including To a New Era (Hanging Loose Press 2021). She teaches creative writing and organizes the faculty and alumni readings at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.