Nice Poetry

Nice Poetry by Isabella C. (3rd grade) I am a small child with a big imagination. I am a beautiful black horse hiding in the night. I am a dolphin jumping out of the ocean in a sunset of fire. I am a beautiful aroma soaring through the sky, making the world follow me. I…

Light

Light by Cerentha (3rd grade) I am the glittering pool of light forged by the full moon in the lake on a dark, dark night. I am the twinkling stars in the sky, glowing so bright, though I’m not sure why. I am the sparkling gems underground, some of them pointy and some of them…

Writing My Classroom

By Sheryl Lain I’d always jotted observations about my high school classroom and the students, but I didn’t consider these entries real writing, and I certainly wouldn’t want anyone else’s eyes but my own racing across the lines of words. Natalie Goldberg’s story in her book Writing Down the Bones changed all that.  She told…

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