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Johnson County Library is pleased to announce that the winners to our summer contest writing on the theme of Oceans of Possibility. Our 15-19 year old winner is entitled, "The Perfect Underwater Seascape" by Naomi Adachie
The Perfect Underwater Seascape
Here, down under in the ocean blue
a little fish is looking for a view.
One most pleasing to the fish king,
for one can’t give him just anything.
You see, today is the king’s birthday
and he’s been asking for a scenic display.
Johnson County Library is pleased to announce that the winners to our summer contest writing on the theme of Oceans of Possibility. Our 12-14 year winner is entitled, "The Thank You Bag" by Kennedy Kirkland.
The Thank You Bag
Flowing, crashing waves
And an eternal blue hue
Color for miles on end
But far from where waves rise and fall,
Far from where laughter hovers in the air
Is a white, crinkled
With a bright yellow “Thank You” embroidered upon it
Latest Local Music
It's hard to know where to begin with someone like Robert Castillo. In addition to being a recognized composer, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist, Castillo is also a dedicated community organizer. He has led the Kansas City-based jazz ensemble The Sextet and has released music as a solo artist under the Blob Castle moniker. Enjoy our interview with the fascinatingly diverse artist.
Please introduce yourself and describe your music for new listeners.