The Ocean Is Wearing My Clothes: Student Stories and Poems

Sean, 6th Grade

Writers in the Schools

Storytelling reveals our truest selves. Since 1983, Writers in the Schools (WITS) has worked hand-in-hand with educators and professional writers to teach students the craft of writing. WITS is transforming the hearts and minds of young people all over Houston.



I am a raging storm
flooding people’s houses
destroying them
You can never tell what I am going to do
to your life
If you are not careful
I can kill you
You can never stop me
I am a hurricane
that will wreck fear into the hearts
of the people who get in
my path.