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ACE Poetry Contest Winning Poets from Oakland International High School Describe Beauty, Protection and Dreams
By Samosa, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Oakland International High School The thing about poems Is they can take time To tell a story With nary a rhyme. So here are our winners From Oakland so cool Rhyming don’t count Not from this school. It’s telling our stories The highs and the lows Putting stories in poems Just makes us grow. Here are the winners from Oakland International High School. They’re purrfect. First Place Prize: Persecution People By Kalkidan Woldetsadik I left my home country To be persecution person To live in dark round Having...read more
By Thor, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, Oxford Day Academy We have epic Oxford Day Academy (ODA) ACE Poetry Contest winners with epic poems. Poems about the future. Poems about what it will take to be successful. For never being too young to feel the pain. Let my ODA poets show off. Eeeepic! 1st Prize Winner – Chyanne Robinson 2nd Prize Winner – Damian Montesinos 3rd Prize Winner – Sarai Johnson 4th Prize Winner – Taniyah Arreguin If I were a book By Chyanne Robinson If I were a book, I wouldn’t invite you in just yet I fear that that if I...read more
By Hei Hei, ACE Poetry Contest Mascot, San Francisco International High School I’m running in circles for the poetry from the 11th graders at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS.) Their poems are smart, insightful and full of brave messages. Arr, arr – here are the 11th Grade winners of the ACE Poetry Contest. From class I: Ashley Tercero From class J: Winni Hu From class K: Jordan Baluyot From class L: Alexander Blanco And now their poems. Is This Really the American Dream? By Ashley Theresa Tercero Perez Is this really the...read more