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By Hei Hei, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, San Francisco International High School, and Haibin Yu Yu, Student, SFIHS We ACE Poetry Contest Mascots know about poetry – that it comes in all kinds of shapes, sizes, sounds and types. In today’s world, even computer and software code are poetry. These abstract technology code poems are pixel perfect with their sequence of one and zero numbers. The abstract technology features vector lines and binary matrix code and comes with names like Python (scary snake stuff), Java (the Hutt?) Linux (Samosa, is...read more
By ACE Poetry Contest Mascots – Riley, Alpha Public Schools; Hei Hei, San Francisco International High School; Samosa, Oakland International High School; and Thor, Oxford Day Academy It’s one of my favorite days of the year – Poem in Your Pocket Day. And the ACE Poetry Contest Mascots have some poems in their “pockets” to share. Poems are the treats of all treats and, just like we do, they come in all shapes and sizes. Hei Hei is up first. Hei Hei, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, SFIHS You know I love Haiku. It’s an ancient form of Japanese...read more
By Riley, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Alpha Public Schools It’s best to be a dog ‘cause treats fall when humans jog and it’s best to snag ‘em quick and when those treats fall from the table whether for real or sneak-shared by John it’s a treat to have a treat cause I’m a dog It’s best to be a cat ‘cause we don’t rush for those pats nor wait for that splat o table treat we prefer to sniff it first n make sure it is worth our thirst for excellence and not the worst it’s a treat to choose a treat cause I’m a cat It’s best to get along sharing...read more