With the Fire on High

Recommended by Mary Burkey, and 1 others. See all reviews

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Mary Burkey Both With the Fire on High and The Poet X are just spectacular listening for teens. Elizabeth is a performance artist, she writes in verse, she’s the whole deal. (Source)

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