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Grade 12
Poetry

Two-Sided Latin Culture

by Karina Centeno, Grade 12, 826 Dallas Project

Writing Sample Summary

This poem takes an honest look at two sides of the writer's culture.

Grade 7
Poetry

7 / 5 / 2 / 1 / 1

by Isabella Serrato, Grade 7, 826 Dallas Project

Writing Sample Summary

This poem uses sound devices to enhance the overall tone.

Grade 12
Poetry

Generations

by Jizelle Villegas, Grade 12, 826 Dallas Project

Writing Sample Summary

The stunning and vulnerable poem processes feelings of loss, grief, and hope for the future.

Grade 11
Poetry

Where I Am From

by Rockelle Rodd, Grade 11, 826NYC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem uses analogies to describe all of the pieces of the writer's personal history.

Grade 3
Poetry

Why Green Crayon is Cool

by Aiden Spence, Grade 3, 826NYC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem describes all of the reasons why green is the best color.

Grade 1
Poetry

Thinking About the Botanical Garden

by Amelia Alamgir, Grade 1, 826NYC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem uses repetition and sensory details to describe a trip to the botanical garden.

Grades 4–5
Poetry

If We Were In Charge

by Stefany Moreira, Vivi Small, Ana Rosas, Eugenia Rosas, and Jason Carrillo, 826NYC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem describes a warmer, tastier world run by young people.

Grade 10
Poetry

Black Power

by Anthony, 826DC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem gives insight to what it's like growing up Black in America.

Poetry

Untitled

by Moisés, Keira, Amy, Janyia, Lorenzo, Yann, Bruno, Andreas, Abby, Jacques, Naimah, Amaro, and Audric, 826DC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem uses sensory details to discuss birds.

Grade 4
Poetry

Where I’m From

by Cayden, 826DC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem lists all of the pieces that make up the writer's whole.

Grade 10
Poetry

I Will Be a Lifesaver

by Yazmine-Gizelle, 826DC

Writing Sample Summary

This poem uses a fundamental poetry technique, repetition, to share the writer's future plans.

Grade 5
Poetry

Poem

by Abdinasir, 826 MSP

Writing Sample Summary

This poem shares what someone might experience on Halloween.

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