Category Archives: nature

  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. Giraffe


    April 2, 2014 by WITS Editor

    At the zoo I saw a giraffe. He was as tall as a building. I wanted to slide down his …
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  3. Silver


    April 1, 2014 by WITS Houston

    You are the feeling of the moon’s soft beams that light up the starry night. You are the sliver of …
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  4. Apply Today for Teen Creative Writing Residency

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    March 22, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Wonderful opportunity for teen writers through the Atlantic Center for the Arts! Program Dates: July 20 – August 2, 2014    (APPLICATION DEADLINE March 28, 2014) …
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  5. Amazing Student Poems That Welcome Spring

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    March 13, 2014 by WITS Editor

    It’s finally spring. Here are some WITS student poems that celebrate the new season: Spring Where Spring Went Reasha’s Song …
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  6. Spring Forward

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    March 11, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Skip like a new-born goat Run like a little colt Jump like a baby frog Leap like a fresh cricket …
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  7. 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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