an As-In poem for Brother Edvin
“A man who is a member of a religious order and lives in a monastery”
As in: a holy man
who hallows mountain streams
heals sick infants
possibly a saint.
No one said anything about gloves—
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To learn more about As-In poems, read Kwame Alexander’s brilliant, Newbery-award winning novel in verse, The Crossover. Where else can you get poems about teen love, heart disease, and basketball.