Buffalo Island Central West Elementary School


You do not need them
Eat with your hands
They poke you
You get messy all the time
We all drop them

Noley Jackson


R – terribly tied bow
i — Baseball bat and a baseball
L – half a right triangle
E – 2 story building with a missing wall
y – creepy candle

Riley Hill


L – a ladle getting soup out of a pot
i – a fishing pole with a small catfish
l – a long skinny zipper on your jacket
I – a sinking rowboat with paddles
e – an umbrella laying on the ground

Lilie Hatch


looks like fist scales
sounds like crackling fire
smells like Florida
feels like cotton candy
tastes like freedom

Lexa Whitley

Ode to pencil

you stay in had and do as I say
Never disobey.
For that I thank you.

Gannon Valle


H – a broken ladder
A – a cellphone tower
R – a whistle
R – a duck quacking
I – a nail being hammered into the ground
S – a cobra rearing back to bite

Harris M.

Buffalo Island Central West Elementary School
Monette, AR
Dates of Visit: November 19 – 20, 2013
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kima Stewart
Grade Levels: 4, 5, 6, 7
Appx. Number Students Served: 180
Visiting Writers: Stu Dearnley, David Kinzer, Adrian McBride, Chris Tamigi