One Small Thing

In week nine, we read the poem “One Vote” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil and talked about how one small decision can make a big difference over time, adding up into the people we become.

Food Choice
Crystal T.

Today I had to choose ice
cream or pizza. I was thinking about
the ice cream, how good it will taste
and look. The sprinkles on top, and the
sparkles. The pizza, now I’m thinking
how good it will look. So good, especially
the pepperoni pizza. How good it will
taste. My mouth is watery. I imagine
how good it will taste.

Isaac M.

What should I read today?
Chapter 2 or chapter 3? Novel
or graphic novel? These questions
are difficult. But it makes you
happy when you answer hard questions.
These questions make you think

Jacob M.

Games are fun

Games get me on another world

Games make me happy

I laugh and talk with my friend

but when I play too much I feel

I feel happier



“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.