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“Ahooooooo!” the wolves howl, transitioning from evening to night. The snow stays cold, with a cool, chilly breeze and howling as we go to sleep. The house starts to get cold as we snuggle up with our blankets. As we sleep, it is very quiet very peaceful, in our countryside. The only noises are wolves howling and boars and pigs snorting.
At night I always hear, “Woah!” from Little Billy, whining and crying in his bed in our room. So I try to calm him down. In that tree in the yard at night, I usually hear a family of birds. But tonight, the three little ones were stuck in the tree because the snow wearied their wings down. Poor little birds. I wish I could help.
By Arnav, 3rd grade
Click the media player above to listen to the poem read on KPFT 90.1 and KTRU 96.1 by Keyara, a WITS Youth Advisory Council Member. The background music is “Sonnenaufgang” by Martijn de Boer. Produced by Susan Phillips.
Poem a Day is made possible in part by H-E-B Tournament of Champions, Copy.com, The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, Texas Commission on the Arts, KPFT 90.1 and KTRU 96.1.