Amazing Kids! Magazine

Swimming: My Love-Hate Relationship

Swimming: My Love-Hate Relationship

By Nicky Dawes, age 12, Missouri

I plunge into the water
And shiver as bubbles form around me
And start to swim.

Lunch at Elementary School

Lunch at Elementary School

By Albert Zhang, age 17, Georgia

The lunch line, swirling
Full of anxious adolescents
Waiting to feed in a frenzy
Of hotdogs and burgers

The Nighttime

The Nighttime

By Lulu Wang-He, age 6, Alabama

When the sun goes down
When nothing shines upon
That is when the moon shines

Think, Decide, Do

Think, Decide, Do

By Erica Sinha

Every thought you create
Every decision you make
Every action you take

Held Tighter

Held Tighter

By Merlot Tunnell, age 13, California

After every car crash
Hearts scurry
Cars and bodies misaligned
Phones glued to ears

Wiley’s (Burden) Privilege

Wiley’s (Burden) Privilege

By Natalie Chen, age 12, Maryland

My dog has a burden
Behind his chocolate brown eyes filled with love
The happy wag of his tail when I walk through the door
The natural bounce of his white curls after a brushing