“Elementary" from The Tiny Journalist by Naomi Shihab Nye
Read by Bill Waddell
Naomi Shihab Nye is the author and/or editor of more than thirty books, including four poetry collections from BOA Editions: Red Suitcase (1994), Fuel (1998), You & Yours (2005), and Transfer (2011). She is the recipient of a Lannan Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress. In 2010, she was elected to the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.