Amazing Kids! Magazine

I Want to Be Myself

I Want to Be Myself

By Kika Dhara-Garipuy, New York

Today a man, a woman,
and a child much younger than me
asked me who I wanted to be
I responded with - Is that really up to me?

A Door to the New World

A Door to the New World

By Shreya Sharath, age 10, New York

I’ll never forget the last time I saw my best friend Laya. It was last summer when I was 9, at her small house, around 7:00 p.m.

Shavings

Shavings

By Max Kessler

On Ross’s desk, he knew there was failure, so “it’s only natural for me to avoid it,” he thought.

Sunflower Sonnet

Sunflower Sonnet

By Lily Umbel, age 15, Pennsylvania

A breath of golden summer
Took me by surprise
Now, forever chained to be your lover
An enjoyable demise

The Ocean

The Ocean

By Mia Ramundo, age 14, Ohio

my life is the ocean
in one glance
perfection
underneath it all
suffocating

The Abandoned Lot

The Abandoned Lot

By Jennifer Ojilere

The abandoned lot.
The boy yearned to spend the rest of his life in this abandoned lot.