fall The morning cold and frozen
leaves frost ghost slithering away
falling on ground work done
Tommy, age 8 William, age 10
Standing in line - My fish slipped
lying down on a ride - gone flappidy
then flying away. slithering away
Zac, age 11 William, age 10
The boy Ancient tree
The rose sound of saw
a cut someone yells timber
William, age 10 Jack, age 11
the cat creeps There a hawk flew
up the Christmas tree High above all heads
Bam! He doesn't do it again Stealing the sky
Joseph, age 9 Maria, age 12
Rainforests die Acid rain because of
factories run none-too-clean humans on earth
children play where will we go next?
Jack, age 11 Sam, age 8
Jack, age 11
The Circle of Life
A young tree,
in a grove behind my house,
starving for the sun.
A storm comes,
and knocks down the king of the grove -
and half my neighbors' roof -
setting a path for the seedling to rule.
The seedling becomes a tree.
The giant falls,
and nourishes another.
I look up and realize that I am somewhere
but nowhere. Why should I be here is unknown
and if I should leave is also unknown.
I am in a field, where not even
the sun nor the moon can shine their light
on me. I find out that I have lost my
A strong wind blows. It feels like
shattered glass on my skin. The air must be
thin, I thought because I could barely draw
a breath of fresh air.
I lie down on grass that smells
like roses in a garden. I close my eyes
for what seemed like days maybe even
years. I open them and realize that
I was daydreaming.
- Uzoma, age 10
Cute and Disgusting
As I open
the filthy cage
I hear flies
buzz around me
and the animals cluck
as they move around.
so cute at
and - POOP
Waves crash down
Crisp air smells of rain
I crunch across the leaf carpet
and feel at home
When we got our
it was over quickly