Writing Gallery

A selection of works from 826DC student authors.

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Good Hope

Abner

Grade 4

In the grass A brass band Plays I’m kneeling And I hear the music singing From my hand.

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Stinkey and the Rose

Heran

Grade 3

Stinkey really wants to be respected.

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Talk the Talk

London

Grade 10

I discovered that the way I speak is part of me, and that I should embrace it instead of shunning it away.

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Spit Fire

Julius

Grade 10

If someone tells you to spit fire then give heat like a stove

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Haiku

Niya

Grade 10

Stop asking fools for acceptance when they are the ones who need guidance     Originally published in “Spit Fire”

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What it’s like to be Aleyahna (for those of you who aren’t)

Aleyahna

First of all I’m tall Face strong Real different huh Speak my mind But that ain’t how they want me to be Stressin’ but ain’t nothing progressing But that ain’t how life’s supposed to be Everybody wants me to be this, be that But that’s not what it’s gonna be!

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