Category Archives: imagination

  1. Tennessee Song of Myself

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    April 3, 2014 by astephens2013

    I am the dark blue river the stars in the black night the elephant rider in the night the wind …
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  2. April is National Poetry Month!

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    March 31, 2014 by astephens2013

    Tomorrow is the start of A Poem a Day, a month-long celebration of poetry by Houston children. Each weekday we will send out a poem …
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  3. Poet-to-Poet Project

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    March 28, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Calling all poets in grades 3-12! Below is an exciting opportunity from our friends at Poets.org: For National Poetry Month 2014, …
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  4. Climb Up the Mountain

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    February 11, 2014 by jrwatson5

    I climb up the mountain all the time. I see all the clouds, and I peek at the rain. Where …
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  5. Contest for Young Authors

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    January 28, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Here is an announcement from our friends at HoustonPBS! Calling Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade Authors and Artists to …
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  6. Can Writing Matter? Creative Writing as Calling and Craft

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    January 3, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Writers in the Schools (WITS) will be presenting three workshops at the Second Annual HBU Writers’ Conference. See information below …
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  7. Blessings from Me to You

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    December 31, 2013 by WITS Editor

    May your sycamore tree grow hands. May the sun heat your heart. May your legs swing like a carnival. May …
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Writers in the Schools (WITS)


Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

The glory of WITS is best expressed by the students--in their own words -- so this blog features essays, stories, and poems that were created by K-12 students in our program. All material (c) Writers in the Schools 2007-2013. If you wish to republish this work, please credit both the organization and the author and link back to this site. This material may not be used in commercial ventures of any kind.

Supporting WITS will help bring the pleasure and power of reading and writing to more Houston children helping to improve writing skills, build confidence, raise test scores, and enhance creativity.

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