Posted April 18, 2014 & filed under Notebook, Student Writing.

Friday is the king of the week

I wake up and jump out of bed

My skin tingles

My head jiggles

Nothing will bring me down

I will conquer this day

I will run to meet it

Nothing will knock me out

Friday is here!

By Josiah, age 9



Click the link above to listen to the poem read on KPFT radio by Elia Adams, a 7th grader at Johnston Middle School For the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston. The background music is “Guitar Boogie” by Chuck Berry. Produced by Susan Phillips.

This poem is featured as part of the 2014 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.



Original post published: May 17, 2013