A haunted lighthouse flicks on
and off. Sailors get lost.
The moon beams onto the middle
of the ocean.
Until a breezy wind floats by
and no more light shines.
Only sounds of waves float by
And mystery falls into the air.
By Julia, 3rd Grade
Click the link above to listen to the poem read on KPFT radio by Kevin Hernandez, a 6th grader at Johnston Middle School For the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston.
This poem is featured as part of the 2013 A Poem a Day campaign, a National Poetry Month celebration by Writers in the Schools (WITS) that features a different poem by a WITS student every day during April. Click here to learn more.
Special thanks to Susan Phillips, an independent radio producer and KPFT volunteer in Houston, who recorded and produced all the poems for the WITS A Poem a Day campaign.