Know My Name

The 7th grade poets from West Park Academy participated in an exercise in alliteration. After a heated battled of tongue twisters they were asked to write their own using words that alliterate with their name. Enjoy!

Micci T.

Micci makes macaroni and doesn’t like the nick name Mickey Mouse, also she like to listen to music while mopping

Damarion W.

Damarion was deeply and dangerously depressed because his phone was deactivated but his dad brought a delicious deep dish pizza

Maritza S. 

Maritza meditates to calm her anger while making Rick drink milk. Max met his love in Miami. Mia went to Madagascar. Mason eats mac and cheese with his mom. Milo and Miles are in the most dangerous mafia.

Alexander C.

Alexander fue en autobus para Africa miro un aguila en el camino y miro corriendo un abestrus cerca de un panal de abejas en un arbol con arañas y un avíon pasar por arriba de mi mientras como un aguacate

Ashley C.

Ashley saw an angry ant in an alley on a autumn day when an anteater appeared and ate him away

Raphael R.

Raphael robbed a bank and ran from the cops then rapped how he ran away and wrote about how many wrinkles Robbie has then rubbed raw meat on his feet then drove on a road with a Tyrannosaurus Rex. And went to his house and cleaned his shoes on his rug then rested with his robe.




“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.