Dear Anne Waldman from Lisbeth

Dear Anne Waldman from Lisbeth

April 14, 2016

Dear Anne Waldman,

My name is Lisbeth and I am 12 years old. I like freaky poems and scary ones. I like how you first started with “I’m a…” then you said whatever came next. I have a few questions. Are you describing yourself when you say “I’m a… woman?” What inspired you to write this poem? Is there a second part? Are you rich? Do you like the color black? I do (just saying). I like your poem because there is a lot of repetition, which is interesting. I wonder how one person can be so many things. You seem like a nice person.

From,

Lisbeth
Grade 6
826NYC

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