Halloween

28 Oct

TVs are eating children!
Cars are transforming.
Robots are coming out of kitties’ heads.
Giant ants are eating chocolate!
Babies are trick-or-treating.
We ran into a haunted house
full of skeletons, ghosts, and bats.
They turned us into ghosts!
We scared the trick-or-treating babies
and stole their candy.
Man, Halloween is crazy!

Chuy, fourth grade, Hillcrest Elementary School

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Every fall and spring, Badgerdog solicits and publishes occasional poems from its students. This poem by Chuy was one of our Halloween favorites. Congratulations, Chuy!

Stay tuned for more Halloween Contest Honorable Mentions throughout the week and the winning poem on Friday.

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4 Responses to “Halloween”

  1. Rachel Moede October 30, 2009 at 6:35 pm #

    Your poem made me laugh, and it made me a little scared. Great job, Chuy! We’re all so proud of your amazing creativity!

  2. mercedes November 2, 2009 at 4:43 pm #

    your peom was funny chuy greatjob!!!!!!!!

  3. Allene Dickerson November 6, 2009 at 9:11 am #

    Wow Chuy! I am so proud of the hard work you have put into your writing, and your efforts have definitely paid off. Congratulations!

  4. Niki Ford November 6, 2009 at 1:32 pm #

    Chuy I am so proud of you! Your poem is awesome, and you are so creative! It really made me laugh! I can just picture you saying that last line, “Man, Halloween is crazy!” Way to go! I can’t wait to show this to my class and hang it in my room! Would you come read it to the class?

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