Gone – by Sumbul S.

Gone by Sumbul S. I didn’t realize how much I care for you until you left.  I deeply miss you.  I took you for granted,  Thinking you’d stay.  We’ll meet once more someday.Happiness, like a mirror, staring back at you.  It never lasts long.It was a peaceful darkness.  Sitting there with my family, on the welcoming couch,  Having an excellent time. A faultless summer evening.  It was the phone.  Its…

May 5, 2012
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Death of a Flower – by Jessica C.

Death of a Flower by Jessica C. Flower’s dust bears leaves of gray As snow begins to fall A solemn affair his death doth be Though no one hears his call He cries for the sun whose light has waned To a scant imitation of a ray When bright and warm it shall be again Oh, how he longs for this day For a day so distant, it is hard…

May 5, 2012
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Teen Poetry Contest 2012

The Huntley Library held a teen poetry contest during National Poetry Month (April) of 2012. Click below to check out the entries… Our winner was Anna G. with her poem, “Blue Book.” Congratulations, Anna!

May 5, 2012
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Zombie Haiku 2011

We asked teens to submit their original zombie haiku as a Books R Brain Candy Summer Reading Club activity. Check out the submissions we received below: Zombie Haiku by Tori F. I run fast – screaming Wishing they would stop chasing me Let me live in peaceZombie Haiku by Anonymous They are slow, creepy, Creatures who wake up at night. They really scare you.Zombie Haiku by Anonymous Zombies munching brains…

June 13, 2011
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Haiku Book Reviews 2010

April was National Poetry month! We asked teens in grades 6 – 12 to get in touch with their inner poet and write a book review in the form of a haiku (5 syllables – 7 syllables – 5 syllables) for a chance to win a prize! They were able to review fiction, non-fiction, comics, graphic novels, manga, and audiobooks. Our prize winner was Sumbul S.! You can see the…

April 26, 2010
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