Today, we wrote poems in the free verse style. I really didn't expect much, having always dreaded writing poems myself -- because I loved writing poems and they were always torn apart by my German teacher. You know, I was this dreaming teenager with all those noble feelings about love and peace and such. He wasn't very sympathetic.
Anyway. The boys surprised me. Alan's poem is actually a work in progress, he told me he would be thinking more about it as the kids went outside into the backyard for recess. But here are the first results.
glittering winter wonder world
looks like snow,
tastes like ice
it warms my hands,