The Ocean Is Wearing My Clothes: Student Stories and Poems

Amrylin, 3rd Grade

Writers in the Schools

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The Violence of Weather

When a hurricane
flashes through the
wind, do you ever
feel frightened?
When a tornados whips
through the sky,
spinning like a death cone,
you just have to believe
that you will see the
sun again,
through the
bursting of a
or trembling rocks
from a rock slide,
or the blasting waves
of a tsunami,
you must believe