Cooper Elementary School


Frustration is having a job with no end
Frustration is working in a factory with no pay
Frustration is like a runaway bull
Frustration is a stampede of cattle
Frustration is a wild mustang trying to be tamed
Frustration is climbing Mount Everest with no ropes
Frustration is teaching a penguin to fly
Frustration is skydiving with no parachute.

KJ Sallee


The sun every day
walks through the sky
At night he is scared of
the night. When it’s
morning he comes out
of hiding.

Brayden Hilgo


The flowers are dancing to the wind’s music
They swim around in the flowerpot
and stretch until they are fully grown

Ciara Jurbala


Domestic-long haired
Russian fish

Rylee Stinespring

Meowing Dog

The meowing dog bit me like a cat.

Sebastian Greenwood

Food Fight

I had noodles in my hair
Bananas in my pants
Peas in my shirt
Tomato Juice on my shoes
but one thing was clear
My mom wasn’t here
So I was safe.

Lucy Lemmon


People don’t dream about
rabbits fighting in a war

People dream about
sleeping which is a
waste of dreams

Max Deloach

Cooper Elementary School
Bella Vista, AR
Dates of Visit: April 28 – 29, 2014
Faculty Sponsor: Christina Hallwachs
Grade Levels: 4, 5
Appx. Number Students Served: 80
Visiting Writers: Stu Dearnley and Jesse Irwin