Writing Gallery

A selection of works from 826DC student authors.

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Cool Disco Dan

Treseat

Grade 10

In my city, Washington D.C., the buildings that crowd our streets are often colored. They have been, at times, temporarily decorated in the bright colors of Shepard Fairey’s famous stencil of President Obama; or otherwise come to be part of the very fabric of the city – John Bailey’s mural of Marilyn Monroe in Woodley Park comes to mind, as well Byron Pecks’ icon image of Duke Ellington on the True Reformer building overlooking the U-Street corridor.

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My White Lie

Kayla Edwards

Grade 4

My white lie got bigger and bigger. My white lie was that I ate the last cookie and said that somebody ate it.

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The Big Brown Mego Mansion

Shawnti Wade

Grade 4

My Brown mansion is Brown as it can be

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I Wanna Work Harder

James Pace

Grade 4

So much depends upon a boy who comes and says I wanna work harder

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Cori King

Grade 4

red rose, panda’s glow / red rose, shine in the night

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“The Thing With Feathers” Field Guide

by the Students of 826DC's 2017 Summer workshop

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