“World,” a poem by Kai, 10

Kai Gajilan Fowler, 10 (Leonia, NJ) World Kai Gajilan Fowler, 10 Bright, so bright  But Lonely, and tired.  Lonely   Lonely from being isolated for so long  Tired  Tired of being bruised and battered and scarred  And yet  Bright, so bright,  The fight is bright,   Filled with light  But stressed, and fretting.  Stressed  Stressed for surviving […]

Break-Up Letter to 2021

Jacqueline Gonzalez, 13 (Hoboken, NJ) Break-Up Letter to 2021 Jacqueline Gonzalez, 13 Dear 2021,  I’m not exactly sure how to say this, and I am sorry if this hurts you, but I think we should break up. We had great times together, like when we finally finished my family’s lake house. You even let me […]

My Dream, a poem by Skylar, 5

Skylar Chen, 5 (Knoxville, TN) My Dream Skylar Chen, 5 I had a dream. In my dream, I got on a swing. When I flew up to sky, I saw a wonderful sight. I heard birds chirping, I felt wind blowing my hair, I smelt fresh grass. I wish I could erase coronavirus from our […]