Archives for January 2010

Being

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Issue VII: Winter 2011

by Giuliana Tepedino, Age 7 Being happy is pink. Being sad is blue. Being mad is grey. Being excited is red. Being afraid is black. Being happy smells like a chocolate heart. Being sad smells like sour lemon. Being mad smells like a strawberry smoothie. Being excited smells like chocolate chip cookies baking in the […]

Blue

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Issue VII: Winter 2011

Aima Anwar, Age 9 Blue sky Blue why? Blue water Blue sparkle If you turn around you’ll get a blue parkle Blue uniform But not a unicorn Blue bird It’s not a nerd Hopping and twirling and dancing and whirling and… BLUE! Next Page –>

Family Tree Poem

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Issue VII: Winter 2011

By Honesty Howell, Age 10 Ray who stole Honesty’s heart Honesty the great, with the brothers of three, Guyonni, Malik, Steven Mink with the family of six, Honesty, Guyonni, Latisha, Aunt Star, Uncle Johnny aka Blaze Guyonni with the brothers of two, Malik, Steven Latisha with the children of four, Honesty, Guyonni, Malik, Steven Auntie […]

It Was a Miracle

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Issue VII: Winter 2011

by Yasuko Magasawa It was a miracle. We have water! It was a miracle. We have electricity! It was a miracle. We have heater! It was a miracle. We have food! It was a miracle; we have air even if it is smog. It was a miracle; I have a house. It was a miracle; […]

A Clump of Hair Speaks Her Piece

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Issue VII: Winter 2011

by Barbara Hohenberg Here we are, girls, all clumped together, smelling of lavender again; don’tcha just love it when she climbs in the shower and uses the purple shampoo? That green stuff sucks — too pepperminty! As it is, we get all electric, but I gotta admit that’s fun while it lasts! We get to […]