2 thurs, 14th

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Splashing, lashing

fighting the angry storm

with all her might.

She leaps over the stars and slays him

with one mighty blow.

Then all was peaceful and calm,

she sought that she ought to be separated,

so there would be no slaying unless needed,

to slay the next strongest storm.

Her friend agreed,

And this is how rivers came to be.


By Viane, 3rd grade

Click the media player above to listen to the poem read on KPFT 90.1 and KTRU 96.1 by Dominic, WITS Youth Advisory Council Member. The background music is “Jazzy Eve of the Heavy Seas” by Wired Ant. Produced by Susan Phillips.


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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.

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