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  • Some Men are Squirrels


    the squirrels

    stayed in my yard

    the whole summer



    teasing cats

    never dreamed they’d leave

    guess they

    got what they


    now who’s going to entertain me?


    About The Author

    Shawnte Barr Black n white

    Shawntee Barr

    Shawnte “Blyss” Barr is a writer, poet, and activist working on her first novel. She has one poem, “A Piano’s Love” published in The Student Connection. Ms. Barr holds a B.A. in Cultural Studies with a concentration in Communications from Empire State College, State University of New York, as well as an A.A.S. in Radio & Television Broadcasting from Cayuga Community College in Auburn, New York where she resides. Blyss seeks to make a change in the hearts and minds of everyone who reads her work, and to give a voice to the voiceless through her writing.