Saturday, May 9, 2015

Student poems

I love getting mail from readers. It is the best part of being an author to imagine my book touched anyone enough for them to take the time to tell me about it.

This latest package I received has to be shared!

Not only did these elementary students from Massachusetts send me some fantastic ideas for a sequel (sadly, there will not be a sequel guys, ICE DOGS is a stand alone) but they also sent me these amazing POEMS

I have their permission to post these on my blog. Enjoy!




Chris
burned the map
by Jaime 

this is just to say 
I have burned the 
map that you gave
 to me

and you were probably trying to 
get us home

forgive me

I am very clumsy boy and 
so foolish


Four Little Booties 
By Christian 
The Point Of View Of Whistler

so much depends 
upon

four little 
booties
sewn with the cloth from a 
blanket

on my paws


Triple­Cheese Burgers
 
By Declan 
From The Point Of View Of Chris

So much depends upon

Triple­cheese burgers

Cooked perfectly

With orange cheddar cheese 



My team

by Rebecca 

So much depends 
upon

My muscular dogs

Dorset, Blue, Drift, 
Gazzo, Whistler, and 
don’t forget Bean

Carrying me in 
the sled 
running rapidly

Bean By: 
Sofia

from the point of view of Vicky

so much depends upon,
Bean the ice dog, 
in the wilderness, 
guiding me home

this is just to say
i need food and i wanted to hurt your dog but when i got on the trail

 you threw your snow shoe at me


and i ran and your dogs chased me and i hurt one of your leaders bean

by Dominic 

4 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Kids are writing poetry for your book - that is incredible! When they start composing songs, you know you're arrived.

Heidi MacGregor said...

My students are proud to be on your blog! Thanks for posting.

Mirka Breen said...

Very cool! And those dog photos- beyond cool... They're blazing beautiful!

Catherine A. Winn said...

These were very good! Great bunch of students, kudos to Heidi MacGregor!