Student Poetry

Hold on Tight

Spring has sprung, love is in the air. I have received a spate of love poems from students lately, gotta be the spring in the air. Here is one from Sam, she has been with her boyfriend for over a year now. She stayed by his side through a horrible accident where he broke his Hold on Tight

Student poetry: Love poem by Jean-Marc

Remember being in high school and in love? This poem is a perfect reminder of that time. Jean-Marc wrote it over the March break and I am finally getting around to post it! Let me tell you a love poem about what i feel in my heart, butterflies in my stomach whenever we’re together. You’re Student poetry: Love poem by Jean-Marc

Student Poetry 2: ‘Center’ by Kait

We’re reading Impulse by Ellen Hopkins, a novel written in free verse about 3 teenagers at a psychiatric hospital for trying to commit suicide. I asked my students to write some of their own poetry, as if they were there with them. Here is one that Kait recently sent me. She has agreed to let Student Poetry 2: ‘Center’ by Kait

She’s Just Like You

Insight from Alyssa, one of my grade 1o students, who has graciously granted me permission to include this here. She’s Just Like You We’re always going to have that one person, that we’re jealous of. Because, they’re prettier than us. They have more friends then us. Their parents let them drink. They’re dating the captain She’s Just Like You