Keepin’ it Arcadia

S3 #16 Remaining Hopeful

May 9, 2020

In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, the Keepin' It Arcadia podcast decided to host its very first poetry contest! Open to middle school and high school students, the contestants were challenged to write an acrostic poem revolving around the theme of "hope". Not only do the contest winners have their poems read aloud on the podcast, but their poems will also be published by the student-run online journal, The Sienna Solstice at! Special shout out to everyone who participated and a big congratulations to the winning writers!

Middle School Category:

"Hopeful" by Chloe Wong: 2:17

"Light in the Darkness" by Juliette Fang: 2:50

"Why Won't They Stay Home?" by Natalia Nagy: 3:48

High School Category:

"The Healing Process" by Maureen Zhang: 4:30

"Untitled" by Andrea Lou: 5:08

"Lotus Flower Foot Binding" by Maggie Sun: 6:00

The team at Keepin' It Arcadia hopes everyone is staying healthy and doing well at home! Remember to stay strong and please continue social distancing for your safety and of those around you! 

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