6th Grade Poet Laureates

    Say hello to our NCS Poet Laureates! These 6th Graders have been in the hallway before and after school, writing poems about the busy times right before and after school. See below for excerpts from each student's work. 

    Evening Haiku

    People are walking, talking
    Some with purpose, Some without
    Loud conversation.

    The Afternoon and The Typewriter

    Some stop and stare, some just pass by, some ask questions
    I don't know why. Some just smile, some tell stories,
    Recalling old tales, and former glories. What makes
    them do this? you might ask. It's the typewriter, and
    my little task. But the bustle and hustle are soon
    to die down, and people are gone, but the memories
    still carry on. Now is the end, and my task is over,
    and

    Doorway

    How can one doorway
    Let so many different
    Souls step through its frame

    Ordinary

    Screech
    Clank
    Thud
    The sounds of yet another
    Ordinary
    Day of school
    Footfalls echo
    Through these cavernous halls
    Voices slowly growing
    Louder, louder, louder still
    Yet somehow
    It is simple enough
    To sit
    Among this perfectly ordinary chaos
    And write