Breakthrough 8th grader, Kamryn Davis, recently won a poetry contest and her poem, "Don't Give Up" was published in Poetic Power. Below is another poem written by Kamryn.
"Light in a Dark Place"
-- Kamryn Davis
We tend to dim our light to let others shine,
But when you do that you make the world darker.
Don't you understand, without your uniqueness in this world,
We lose the light we as a whole can become.
Because of your simple touch you bring to this world,
Everyday we are born again,
Take that away, and each day we die slowly without any growth.
Never believe you are not needed because you can affect tomorrow.
Seventh and eighth grade students at Breakthrough's Germantown Friends site crafted wonderful poetry during the 2014 Summer Academies. Below is a sampling of their work.