Lauren Kim

Lauren Kim is a junior at The Dalton School in Manhattan. She is second generation Korean American and is the managing editor of her school’s literary magazine. Lauren wrote her first poem when she was 7 years old and has been interested in creative writing ever since. Lauren's work has been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (Gold Key), Hollins University, and Live Poets Society of New Jersey. Besides creative writing, Lauren fences competitively and plays the flute.

APRIL POETRY: "Korean War" by Lauren Kim

Curated as part of the Youth Poetry Folio for National Poetry Month

This April, to recognize and honor National Poetry Month, we curated a folio of poems by 10 Asian American high school students. This page features Lauren Kim's "Korean War." We invite you to take a moment to read the other nine poems in this collection here.

— Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello, Poetry Editor

Korean War