Amazing Kids! Magazine

Life of a Turtle

Life of a Turtle

By Victoria Krylova, Nonfiction Editor

Swimming through the currents clear
Waddling in squishy mud so dear

The Memoir of the Terracotta Warrior

The Memoir of the Terracotta Warrior

By Adrian Sun, age 11, Hong Kong

I have been guarding this tomb for the past 2,000 years—
No sunlight, only darkness.
Around me stand thousands of shadows just like myself.

The Hidden Voice

The Hidden Voice

By Avery Kahn, age 10, New Jersey

I feel I can never be heard
My voice lies within the deep pits of Tartarus
In the darkness which can swallow you whole

Lunar New Year in Korea

Lunar New Year in Korea

By Amy Shin, age 12, Hong Kong

I wake up early to the aroma of tteokguk.
Following the scent, I enter the kitchen and lift the lid off the clay pot.

My Body Is the Body of Music

My Body Is the Body of Music

By Jordan Brunk, age 14, Oklahoma

My body is the body of music.
My brain is the conductor
Waving its strengthened arms,

Domino Effect

Domino Effect

By Sophie Nadel, age 15, New York

The hallway twists; the hallway curves
Around the corner young Charlie swerves