Amazing Kids! Magazine

When I

When I

By Christina Monroe, age 18, Ohio

When I jump, I jump to touch the sky;
When I jump, I grow wings and race the wind;
When I sit, I sit as a queen
With a smile on my lips

Someday

Someday

By Allison Stein, Assistant Editor and Poetry Editor

Life revolves around "someday";
Our dreams will come true then,
Our ambitions will be real,
And we will be the people we've aspired to be.

The Elixir of Life

The Elixir of Life

By Billy Yung, age 14, Hong Kong

In my hand lies a mystical goblet, shimmering faintly in the dying sunlight:
My elixir of life, useless, a sham.
Dark, terrifying shadows dance in my blurred vision.

My Mother

My Mother

By Kristi Kadenaj, age 12, Canada

My mother came from a far-off land
Which is never heard of before
I dream of it as a place of fate

My Protector

My Protector

By Allison Stein, Assistant Editor and Poetry Editor

I can never really be afraid
When you hold my hand;
You turn my tears to smiles
And always defend me.

The Wish

The Wish

By Jenna Fink, age 18, California

I blow the fuzz off a dandelion
And watch it fly through the air: