Poetic Power

A Creative Communication blog

Featured Student Writer: Kyra Law-Mckenzie

image4Kyra’s essay, “Bullying“, was selected as a Top Ten Winner in our Fall 2014 national essay contest. At the time of publication, Kyra was a fifth grader attending Shoal Creek Elementary in Georgia.

“I think what inspired me to write my essay is that I know how bullying feels.” Kyra explains, “I have been known as a bully and I have been bullied. I feel nobody wants to be bullied. Also, I think people bully others because they don’t feel good about themselves and they want another person to feel what they’re feeling. I just want to change anything that is affecting anybody’s community in a bad, harmful way.”

In the future, Kyra hopes to keep doing what she is doing with school and try to stay positive and a good influence for others. “I think I could change my community and others’ community, maybe even the world. I think I will and can be the next Oprah Winfrey!”

To learn more about our national writing contests, visit www.poeticpower.com.

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Featured Student Writer: Morgan Lynch

Morgan was a fourth grader at Thoroughgood Elementary School in Virginia when her poem “World Peace Constitution” was selected as a Top Ten Winner in our national poetry contest for students in grades K-12.

“I was inspired to start writing last year during our poetry section in class.” Morgan explains, “We held a poetry reading for our families and I loved it! I wrote this poem at school with the theme The World Would Be a Better Place If… I thought about the lessons I have learned from Girl Scouts and through my community service as I was writing.”

In the future, Morgan hopes to write her own book of poetry like her idol Shel Silverstein. She also wants to attend college and research a cure for cancer.

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To learn more about our national writing contests, visit www.poeticpower.com.

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Featured Student Writer: Chloe Nam

ChloeNChloe was a 1st grader attending Lemont Elementary School in Pennsylvania when her poem “Ocean” was selected as a Top Ten Winner in our national poetry contest. This means that her poem was selected as one of the ten best poems in the K-3 grade division out of thousands of entries submitted.

Chloe loves reading, skiing, and swimming. Her favorite book is The Only Thing Worse Than Witches.  At school, she enjoys the library, math, and music.

“I wrote ‘Ocean’ because I was excited about going on a trip to the ocean and getting away from the long Pennsylvania winters.” Chloe explains.

In the future, Chloe wants to be an artist who paints murals. She also plans to paint a picture of a nice calm ocean.

To learn more about our national writing contests, visit www.poeticpower.com.

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