• Friday's Poet

    Life Music

    Today’s poem comes to us from Deidra Nez, a high school student at Holbrook Indian School in Holbrook, Arizona. Deidra wrote a beautiful and wise bio to complement her poem. I think many can relate to how deeply music affects her life. Please join me in welcoming her to Friday’s Poet! LIFE: During the time I was writing this poem I looked back on all the negatives and all the positives, and so I expressed myself through these understanding words, so others can understand me. MUSIC: Music was what inspired me to write this, because I love music, all different types of music. One common thing they have is it…

  • Friday's Poet

    Autumn Alliteration

    Today’s poem comes to us from Luke Nelson, our first Friday’s Poet contributor. Luke isĀ 17 years old and living in Visalia, California, where he attends University Preparatory High School. He loves writing poetry and short stories when he gets the opportunity, especially for the school magazine. Autumn Alliteration Falling Floating Fluttering Drifting drowsily down Swooping Spinning Stopping The leaf lands lightly on the ground Treading Tromping Trekking Striding swiftly straight Plodding Prancing Parading The deer with his graceful gait Whispering Whining Winding Chilling cowardly cold Blustering Breathing Blowing Noses being nipped and trolled Thank you for reading this poem—and give it an out-loud read it if you haven’t already. It’s…