Alana Summers is a sixteen-year-old junior at Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint, Michigan. Her Accelerated English teacher, Amanda Sauvie, has assisted her in writing several pieces and in revising this poem. This is Alana’s first published poem and is a great achievement for her. In her spare time she enjoys reading, creative writing, and cooking. After graduating high school, she hopes to attend Cordon Bleu Culinary School and become a culinary artist.