Amazing Kids! Magazine

The “Am” Poem

The “Am” Poem

By Chris Crew, Age 13, Washington

I am a bird that talks.
I am a fish that walks.
I am a turtle that has a human body.
I am an animal that has no hair.

I am Haiti

I am Haiti

By Cecelia Myles Torres, Age 13, Washington

I am the scared children.
I am the hurt families.
I am the Glad uncracked ground.
I am the saved children.

Over Here

Over Here

By Geovany A., Age 13, Washington

Over here,
I don't hear overtinkles from the starts,
I don't hear overcries from the children,
I don't hear overbells from churches,

Letting Go

Letting Go

By Kourtney Fuller, Age 13, Washington

You were a shoulder to cry on,
I am what you want me to be,
I am what I am because of you,
You are everything to me,

Grandma’s Garden

Grandma’s Garden

By Isaac Wright, Age 13, Washington

I once had a Grandma Ruby who had a garden.
I remember Grandma's garden.
The beauty of all the lovely plants.
A quiet and sweet place.

A Lifetime

A Lifetime

By Magdalena Mojkowska, age 13, Washington

I am a fish out of water
I am the odd man out
I am not ordinary
I am not extraordinary