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Poetry

Forest Fire, a poem by Prisha Aswal, 8

FOREST FIRE  Sparks Fly  Crackling Sound Trees Down On fire Smoke rises up to the Sky Wolves Howl Bears Flee Ash Fills up the Ground Elk Run for their Lives. Birds and Butterflies try To Escape to Sky Crickets, Worms and Ants Fry Thunder Strikes,  The Wind Blows, Making it Worse Animals Die Trees Burn, […]

Wild

Let the trees embrace you,  With their long and leafy arms, Their thick and trusty branches, Reach up like vines  To a star speckled sky.   The wildebeest are roaming, On the dark and murky plain, They pace until the shining moon  Shines ever so brightly  In a star speckled sky     The giraffes […]

A Tribute to Bobby Hutton

A Tribute to Bobby Hutton Emma, 9 I didn’t know much about Bobby Hutton until recently, when I read about the Black Panthers. It’s important to know the parts of history that are hidden from us. During Black History Month, we are taught about people like Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan. But we’re rarely taught […]