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Historical Poetry

Historical Poetry

Stephanie Lahens, Poet

June 6, 2016


Filed under Poetry

My brother, my sister, there’s no love in your eyes. At last freedom knows my name was what I tried to say But although no longer in the midst of chains The bars, small windows, lets me know I’m still being whipped with a bow All we ever asked for was to be treated like humans, unlike b...

Historical Poetry

Historical Poetry

December 4, 2015


Filed under Poetry

It would not be the fall without Mr. Scherer's class writing Historical Poetry!  Here are three examples of the great work being done in his Global Classes!! Nikketia Gildarhie  Peter The Great A long long time ago About 300 years or so Peter the Great was a man With a new plan ...

Poet of the Month- Daniel Wang

Poet of the Month- Daniel Wang

Daniel Wang, Poet

February 23, 2015


Filed under Poetry, Student Life

America Every morning I wake up, I hear noises. Is it the birds chirping or the trees shuffling? Or is it the rain tapping the window? Is it the wind blowing or cars honking? No. It's the noises that we, Americans, are making. I hear people protesting and complaining about the laws... But why? Is...

Mr. Scherer’s Class Focuses on 9/11

Mr. Scherer’s Class Focuses on 9/11

September 29, 2014


Filed under Clubs, Poetry

The following two poems were inspired by Mr. Scherer’s annual 9/11 lesson that teaches the events of that day while focusing on civic virtue.  After the lesson students were given a list of differentiated assignments to choose from.  Here are two beautiful 9/11 poems and other art work from this...

Poems of the Month

Poems of the Month

April 23, 2014


Filed under Poetry, Student Life

A black man by Isaiah Jackson A black man walks Down a path  full of pain and shallow..... But his soul is so Hollow This young man being sent on a quest. Is scared for his life cuz He will not know If he'll ace the TEST!!!! People telling him " Boy u are Blessed, " but the stuff...

Poet of the Month- Marina Lonina

Poet of the Month- Marina Lonina

Maria Lonina, Poet

February 10, 2014


Filed under Poetry, Student Life

  Peter the Great Peter the Great Peter the tall To modernize Russia He answered the call He built St Petersburg Some say a ‘city of bones’ One still hears the workers cries and groans He made the city strong He made her new But most importantly he gained access to the Baltic blu...

Poet of the Month- Isiah Jackson

Poet of the Month- Isiah Jackson

December 10, 2013


Filed under Poetry, Student Life

On a positive vibe: Positive is what is on my mind I use that tactic to stay on my grind If you don’t like it well then fine. I will forever shine. Because in the end I know that I will be just fine.   Mom always said Mama said say on a straight line And never been about the...

Poem “Untitled”

Poem “Untitled”

Ashley Rosario, Poet

April 11, 2013


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Untitled by Ashley Rosario I’m not trying to love you I’m trying not to care I’m trying not to live my life wishing you were there I’m trying not to wonder Where you are Or what you’re doing I’m sorry, I can’t help myself, I fell in love with you. But how can I just forget When...

Poem “The Fallen”

Poem “The Fallen”

Thomas Mackey, Poet

April 11, 2013


Filed under Poetry

I watched the fall of so many, The fall of activist civilizations, The fall of Rome, Of Greece, Me, The watchful eye, Kronos, I had the power to change it all, The power to be the true God, Yet all I did was watch. To let you discover your own fate, To let you make your own mistake, You’ve...

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