In last month’s issue, we asked kids to write a poem or paragraph about their favorite sweet treat in the summertime. Below, find the winning entries. Eden and Emily each receive a $25 gift certificate to Crow Bookshop in Burlington.
Eden Leckey, 6
Slurp! It is cold on my tongue.
Crunch! It is crunchy in my teeth.
Drip! It is sticky on my hand.
Ouch! It hurts my brain.
Can you guess?
It is my favorite sweet treat —
A maple and black raspberry twist
cremee with rainbow sprinkles!
Emily Bandy, 9
Ice cream, frozen foods
smooth as a nickel,
None is as good as a
Sometimes, I want to go and nick a fudgsicle
so I can give it a lick!
As, now, like that,
like a candle with no wick,
too late, it’s gone and
you’re left with the stick.
Find the current writing prompt in the "Just for Kids" section of the September issue. The deadline is September 15.