Archived Stories for Union County Public Schools
On October 31st, Miss Emmons 5th grade class laid their poetry unit to rest with a spooky campfire celebration. Students sat in a circle, as they read their original poetry aloud and ate delicious S'mores! A prize was given out for spookiest reader (Myles Carnahan), and spookiest poem (Harrison Cutrone). Below is the winning poem which gave us both giggles and chills!!
I was the only one home when I heard the back door slam shut,
I had a quiver from my head to my butt,
I rushed to the phone, but,
The electricity was cut,
I ran upstairs to my room,
Got on my computer as quick as boom,
E-mailed my mom with 1% of power left,
I hid under my bed and wept,
"Boom, Boom" he's got a gun! I thought,
Then I heard, "He's caught!"
I went downstairs since I'm now able
I saw that it was a...
Written by: Amy Emmons, 5th Grade Teacher
Posted: Nov 02, 2012 by Marni Menkin