We are happy to announce the Winning poem: “Panic,” by Emily Teixeira. The poem will be set to music and performed at the third annual Words and Music Festival hosted by the Berklee Composition Department Berklee Words and Music Festival on April 3-7.
The winning poet will receive a $500 scholarship, and the poem will be a featured element of the Words and Music Songwriting Competition.
For more information regarding the songwriting competition please visit:
by Emily Teixeira
my bones itch from the inside
like spilled water
on hot pavement
my blood seems to pop
i’m neither molting
the tallest tree
I know God’s hand makes glass of sand
what will be made of me?