SDHS student selected as 2016 National Student Poet

Posted: Wednesday, September 14th 2016


2016 National Student Poets, Maya Eashwaran, Stella Binion, Joey Reisberg, and Maya Salameh on the grounds of the White House
2016 National Student Poets, Maya Eashwaran, Stella Binion, Joey Reisberg, and Maya Salameh on the grounds of the White House.

“I speak to you: terrorists, skyjackers, lifejackers and otherwise-flavored peddlers of sacred hearsay…I speak to you, for senseless violence has no part in my definition of humanity. I speak to you, because blind faith is no faith.” Powerful words from San Diego High student and poet Maya Salameh, who was one of five nationwide students selected as the 2016 National Student Poets. Read more from the San Diego Union Tribune.

Photo courtesy of the San Diego Union Tribune and Alliance For Young Artists & Writers

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