The Ocean Is Wearing My Clothes: Student Stories and Poems

Wesley, Kindergarten

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.


Hurricane Harvey

The wind is a cloud.  He’s saying “bummer!”  He has the power of shape shifting.

I am in my bunker, and we are playing card games.  My baby messes up my game.  I don’t remember which card game we were playing. 

Me and my brother have stuffed animals, and we’re in the bath tub with all the stuffed animals.