Recess Time by Sarah Henderson, Winner of Elementary School Poetry Write-Ahead Contest

Below is the winner of our Elementary Poetry Write-Ahead Contest, Recess Time by Sarah Henderson. The competition prompt asked students to consider how "slides, swings, and monkey bars, literary devices are a writer’s playground. Write a poem about an actual playground using as many literary devices as you can." Recess Time by Sarah Henderson When the … Continue reading Recess Time by Sarah Henderson, Winner of Elementary School Poetry Write-Ahead Contest

Former I.C.E., Current W.I.N.D. Participant Wins 3rd at Hillsborough County Poetry Jam

Jordyn Dees, winner of the 2016 Risky Writing Award, has once again earned accolades with her poem "To The Girl Who Feels Powerless." After taking first place at the Steinbrenner High School Poetry Jam, she went on to compete in the district Poetry Jam where she claimed the 3rd place title. Way to go Jordyn! … Continue reading Former I.C.E., Current W.I.N.D. Participant Wins 3rd at Hillsborough County Poetry Jam