“Genie in a Bottle” by Ian Manuel, author of MY TIME WILL COME

Ian Manuel, author of My Time Will Come, was sentenced to life without parole at 14 years old. His memoir is a paean to the capacity of the human will to transcend adversity through determination and art—in Manuel’s case, through his dedication to writing poetry. Here is his poem, “Genie in a Bottle”:   I’m

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