Amazing Kids! Magazine

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:

When I Fly

When I Fly

By Ava Lucarelli, age 10, New York

I wish I could fly
When I fly, I smell cookies from nearby windows
Flowers from yards

Femininity Redefined

Femininity Redefined

By Tarini Gandhiok, age 16, India

Each step is down a fashion runway:
Bouncing off our danglers, the hues of light dance wild.
Each stare cuts through the soul; each glance is a survey.
Still, the Shakira inside us ceases to turn mild.

If I Were a Snail

If I Were a Snail

By Liu Wansu, age 15, China

If I were a snail,
I could be roaming in the forest-like grass;
And when rain comes,
Into the little bedroom I tuck my head,
Listening to the rain.