Mckenzie Mann

Mckenzie Mann is seventeen years old and lives in Oswego, Illinois. She loves to run, read books, and listen to indie music. She also loves to spend time with her family and their black lab Finn. Mckenzie started writing poetry for her Spoken Word class in the fall of 2023. She writes about family, running, body image, and anything that brings her joy. “Wall” and “uneatable” focus on her struggles with body image in a beauty-obsessed world.

"Crack in the Wall" by jenschapter3 is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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A magazine for teen writers—by teen writers. Under the Madness brings together student editors from across New Hampshire under the mentorship of the state poet laureate to focus on the experiences of teens from around the world. Whether you live in Berlin, NH, or Berlin, Germany—whether you wake up every day in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North or South America—we’re interested in reading you!