Lenexa City Center Library will be closed Saturday, Sept. 18.
Oak Park Library will be closed Monday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Sept. 18.
Johnson County Library is pleased to announce that Cameron V. has won second place in the 8 and under age group for the Summer 2021 Youth Writing Contest with his piece "A Happy Jackalope, a Sneaky...
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Embers in my hair, black dust getting to my lungs. Red, yellow, purple, blue fire in front of me, behind me, beside me. Above and below me. Within me.
This is not my place.
The smile I wear is fake.
Constantly fighting to escape your
The proof of my struggles remains on
Through tears in the dark I turn over
A stranger, a monster, lying next to me
A big city.
A whole world to explore.
I open my eyes to the gray sky.
I’m lying in the same yard,
Next to the same house,
On the same hill.
The same place I’ve been my whole life.