Category Archives: inspiration

  1. Monday Morning Courage

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    April 7, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Getting started today is going to take some muscles, like the kind you need to get through a triathlon. Getting …
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  2. 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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  3. Radiant Peace Writing Awards

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    March 19, 2014 by WITS Houston

    Students in grades K-12 may enter their writing in the 2014 Radiant Peace Education Awards. Complete information can be found …
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  4. My Mom

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    February 26, 2014 by WITS Editor

    My mom teaches me all kinds of stuff like how to make fried chicken that everyone in the world will …
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  5. I Wonder

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    February 14, 2014 by witshouston

    Who knows when the rain is coming? What in the world are you doing? Where do birds go in winter? …
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  6. 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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  7. Yoga and Writing Workshop on Jan. 25th

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    January 23, 2014 by WITS Houston

    WITS Development Associate, Gayatri Parikh, is leading a yoga/writing workshop this weekend. Here is her invitation: Houston Friends – I’m …
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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.

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