Forest Tune
by Sandro Alvarez from Grant High School
Published in the 2007-2008 WITS Anthology I Once Was Young and Strong (Available for purchase)

It is January, exactly at noon, I am in a forest
and the sun pokes through the clouds.
Rain falls, making it muddy and damp.
A bird starts to whistle and it reminds me of a tune.
That is my favorite song.