Juan Felipe Herrera
from the book...
I wanted to roar out
touch things i had never touched. to see if it was true. was i still here was this life still here. on this side. whatever you call it dude. wanted to touch everything like van Gogh touched and smeared everything when he painted. so i wrote it and spoke it. maybe mama would hear me. cuz i could hear her. sayin' When your heart hurts, sing. wherever you go.
Lucky Z has always lived on the edge - he loved to skateboard, to drag race, to feel alive. But things have taken a turn—he's living with new foster parents and a tragic past. An accident changed everything. And only his voice will set him free.
If you have read this verse novel and would like to share your opinion of it with other readers please send your review or comments to YARR-A