This is a collection of my poetry from ages five through ten.
Tennessee gives an overview of the book:
THE TENNESSEE POEM
My name is Tennessee.
And all its people are inside of me.
My lungs are Nashville.
My heart is Chattanooga.
My veins are its rivers.
My kidneys are Memphis.
And Lookout Mountain
Is my head.
Tennessee Reed began writing as a child. To date she has published 335 pages of poetry, contained in four collections. Her first poetry collection, Circus in the Sky (I. Reed Books, 1988), was published when she was eleven years old. These poems were written between...
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