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									Mrs. Harrington’s Third Grade Class 2007-2008 Presents: Landforms & Bodies of Water I Poems

I Am a Hill by Ryan AdamsJonathan
I am a hill. I am a little hill. I wonder how many birds are flying by me. I see a kid running on me. I hear the birds singing. I am a hill.

I feel a tree on my head. I touch a branch of the tree. I want to be a mountain. I worry if I will always be a little hill. I cry because I want to be a kid. I am a hill.

I understand that I am not as big as a mountain. I know I have a slope and a summit. I try to move my body around. I dream about being a boy. I am a hill.

I Am a Deep Blue Ocean

Daniel Ervin

I am a deep blue ocean. I am home to the mighty fish and fierce legends. I wonder if I once flooded land long ago. I see waves towering up in the blue sky. I hear children laughing and playing. I am a deep blue ocean. I feel cruise ships run through my waters. I touch the sandy shores of beaches and islands. I want sunny blazing hot days. I worry that I will be too polluted for the precious fish to live.

I cry when I see the deaths of people who are killed by the dominators of the sea. I am a deep blue ocean.

I understand why the almighty God created me. I know that pirates once raged over my blue blanket of water. I try keep my waters from making dreadful floods. I dream of making my seas a much safer place. I hope that there are no more horrible hurricanes in the heart of me. I am a deep blue ocean.

I Am The Long Winding River
By Anthony Ippolito

I am the long winding river. I am like a long blue ribbon. I wonder if I will dry up one day. I see fish swimming in my waters. I hear the rushing water rolling. I am the long winding river. I feel rocks brushing against my surface. I touch the dirty ground on my shores. I want other rivers attach to me. I worry something will destroy me. I cry if I get blocked by a beaver’s dam. I am the long winding river.

I understand I have veins like a human. I know people use boats to get down my stream. I try not to let them go down my waterfalls. I dream that water is not taken out of me. I hope I don’t get polluted. I am the long winding river.

I Am a Tropical Island
Aliyah Honious

I am a tropical island. I am isolated from any other land masses. I wonder how many years I have been sitting in this lonely ocean. I see fish jumping in and out of the ocean. I hear the wind rustling all around me. I am a tropical island. I feel animals scurrying across my shore. I touch nothing but glittery, glistening water. I want to touch other land and make friends. I worry that someday I will break up and make islets. I cry when another part of me breaks off and floats away. I am a tropical island.

I understand that I will never touch any other land. I know that once I was probably was part of a mighty continent. I try to be of as much use as possible. I dream of being loved by people and animals. I hope that someday people will discover that I am out here in the middle of the ocean. I am a tropical island.

I Am a Massive Island

Kassie Pennell

I am a massive island. I am an island surrounded by a salty blue ocean. I wonder if water will cover me some day. I see the beautiful coral reef. I hear the wonderful sounds of the birds flying up in the air. I am a massive island.

I feel the waves of the ocean rushing against me. I touch the sweet coconuts as they fall on me. I want all the wonderful animals on me to be free. I worry that a horrible storm will destroy me. I cry when I am hammered by the winds of a hurricane. I am a massive island.

I Am a Perfect Vacation Spot As a Peninsula
Mikayla Hittle

I am a perfect vacation spot as a peninsula. I am a piece of land that is bordered on three sides by water. I wonder where I am with the Gulf of Mexico to the West and the Atlantic Ocean to the East. I see huge crashing waves and sandy beaches. I hear seagulls making noises because I am several Caribbean countries, especially the Bahamas. I am a perfect vacation spot a peninsula.

I feel the cool , crisp ocean breezes flowing past me. I touch the states of Georgia and Alabama to the north. I worry about earthquakes even though I am not located near any tectonic plates. I cry when I see people polluting my land with trash. I am a perfect vacation spot as a peninsula.

I understand that Juan Ponce de Leon discovered me. I know that I was a home to both Spanish and French settlements. I try to provide a comfortable subtropical climate. I dream of snow, something I haven’t seen since the blizzard of 1899. I hope to become the most populated peninsula. I am a perfect vacation spot as a peninsula.

I Am a Mighty Mountain
Hazien Campbell

I am a mighty mountain. I have jagged ,icy peaks that are sharp like a knife. I wonder how many years I have been sitting up here looking down over the valleys. I see the green fertile land below me. I hear the slow –moving glacier sliding down my sides. I am a mighty mountain.

I feel the freezing winds blowing against my sharp, rocky faces. I touch the blue cloud- filled sky. I want people to hike on me and reach the top of my peak. I worry that an avalanche will start and hurt some people. I cry when acid rain pollutes my trees and plants. I am a mighty mountain.

I understand that my high altitude won’t let many plants grow on top of me. I know I can be a smoking volcano. I try to take care of my mountain animals.

I Am a Sunlit Hawaiian Island
Ashley Byrd

I am a sunlit Hawaiian Island. I am a diminutive Island also called keys. I wonder if someday I will become a little clump of sand. I See blazing hot sand all around me. I hear ocean waves crashing all around me. I am a sunlit Hawaiian Island. I feel the chilly wind coming from the ocean. I touch the velvet sand on my shores. I want someone to come and discover me. I cry when a dolphin is killed every day because of fishing nets. I am a sunlit Hawaiian Island.

I am a sunlit Hawaiian Island. I am a diminutive Island also called keys. I wonder if someday I will become a little clump of sand. I See blazing hot sand all around me. I hear ocean waves crashing all around me. I am a sunlit Hawaiian Island. I feel the chilly wind coming from the ocean. I touch the velvet sand on my shores. I want someone to come and discover me. I cry when a dolphin is killed every day because of fishing nets. I am a sunlit Hawaiian Island.

I understand some islands are volcanic ones. I know someday people will cut down my trees. I try not to be sad because of Hurricanes. I dream about long ago when Komodo Dragons used to live here. I hope that people who come here will have water and food. I am a sunlit Hawaiian island.

I Am a Flat Plateau

By Ashley Johnson

I am a flat plateau. I am a large highland area. I wonder if I will ever have a peak. I see clouds in the sky above me. I hear thunder when a storm comes. I am a flat plateau.

I feel a breeze come across me when the wind blows. I touch a desert below me. I want to touch a cool river below me. I worry when a tornado comes that I will get blown away. I cry when the storm shakes me. I am a flat plateau.

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I understand people don’t see me all the time. I know people do not live around me. I try not to worry when I will wear away with erosion. I dream to have people climb my steep sides and stand on my wide, flat surface. I hope I will see children playing on me someday. I am a flat plateau.

I Am a Beautiful Tropical Island

By Seth Baker

I am a beautiful tropical island. I am a tropical island that lives in the middle of the ocean. I wonder where I come from. I see water around me at every corner. I hear the ocean liners coming near. I am a beautiful tropical island. I feel the strong wind blowing. I touch the bottom of the ocean.

I want my volcano to erupt. I worry I will sink. I cry when people pollute me. I am a beautiful tropical island. I understand that people will come and go. I know that I am everywhere. I try not to cry when my people leave. I dream of being a country. I hope that I stay here for a long time. I am a beautiful tropical island.

I Am a Tall Strong Mountain
By Logan Price

I am tall strong mountain. I am an enormous mountain that stands high in the sky I wonder if erosion will take my place and make me smaller. I see Bighorn Sheep climbing up me. I hear the wind howling like a wolf. I am a tall strong mountain.

I feel the strong winds come across my peak. I touch the trees at the bottom of me. I want to see the whole world from up here. I worry that I will become a hill because of erosion. I cry when the animals that live on me die. I am a tall strong mountain.

I understand that my sharp peak will become smooth some day. I know that I am a tall mountain. I try to shelter my many animals. I dream that I will never be little. I hope that I will live for thousands of years. I am a tall strong mountain

I Am a Long Peninsula
Blan Hodges

I am a long peninsula. I am a reverse of a bay and I am surrounded by water on three sides. I wonder what I will look like two years from now. I see the steam boats crashing into my gentle shores. I hear the blue-green ocean

waves hitting my soft and sandy beaches. I am a long peninsula.

I feel the rain eroding my sandy shore. I touch the ocean where the fish swim. I want no water to touch me. I worry about a flood covering my land. I cry when it rains because I miss the sunshine. I am a long peninsula.

I understand that six continents have peninsulas. I know where buried treasure in my rich soil. I try to protect the boats in my marinas from hurricanes. I dream of being in the middle of the United States of America. I hope that one day all my sides do not touch water. I am a long peninsula.

I am a Huge Gigantic Ocean
Jonathan Hall

I am a huge gigantic ocean. I am a huge body of water. I wonder where I will be in the future. I see children swimming in me. I hear my charging waves crashing against the rocky shore. I am a huge, gigantic ocean.

I feel the waterspouts rising out of me. I touch the whole Earth which I live on. I want to be fantastic and fun and not dangerous. I worry that I will hurt someone. I cry when someone drowns in me. I am a huge, gigantic ocean.

I understand that I cover over 70% of the Earth’s surface. I know I will always be here as long as people take care of me. I try not to flood lands. I hope my dreams will come true. I am a huge, gigantic ocean.

I Am a Small Tropical Island
By Nina Padgett

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I am a small tropical island. I am an island who is hot. I wonder who sailed their boats around me and my water surrounding me. I see the dolphins swimming and dancing in the water in front of me. I hear the ocean crashing on my rocky sides and wind blowing through my trees. I am a small tropical island.

I feel the wind rustling through my pom-pom trees. I touch the water as it comes to my shores. I want a kid to climb my tree branches. I worry if people like me for a break from their kids. I cry when people say they don’t like me. I am a small tropical island.

I understand that people sometimes really don’t like the hot sand that covers me. I know maybe a long-long time ago I was a mighty big island. I try to do my best for my pom-pom trees. I dream that the sun is shining every day and people will lie on my beach and tan. I hope I stay in the beautiful shining spot that I am in now forever. I am a small tropical island.

I Am a Hawaiian Island
Tanna Chatham

I am a Hawaiian Island I am magma from a volcano that erupted. I wonder if one day I will disappear. I see little tortoises hatch every year. I hear the big Hawaiian luau play and having fun. I am a Hawaiian Island. I feel the royal blue sea splash. I touch the crystal sea line and my sand runs up and down the beach. I want to be the biggest island. I worry that one day I will sink into the ocean. I cry when I see my trees get cut down. I am a Hawaiian Island.

I understand I will break up into smaller pieces. I know I am a beautiful and peaceful island. I try to give the best kind of food and water. I dream people will live on my island. I can imagine hearing laughter of people on my island. I am a Hawaiian island.

I Am a Violet Blue Ocean
Jacob Allen

I am a violet-blue ocean. I am like a sea but gigantically larger. I wonder if a was one huge ocean at one time. I see people cruising on a cruise ship. I hear the fish flapping in my waters. I am a violet-blue ocean. I feel my waters crashing against my hot shore. I touch the solitary deserted island. I want people to stop putting poison in me. I worry that I will have another earthquake beneath me. I cry when one of my animals die or get extinct. I am a violet-blue ocean.
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I understand people need to kill my fish for food. I know I cover two-thirds of the earth. I try to provide food for the animals and fish. I dream of teeny-weeny baby fish swimming through my waters. I hope I will stay here for the rest of my life. I am a violet-blue ocean

I Am a Tropical Sandy Island
Kaitlyn Sloan

I am a tropical sandy island. I am like a large mountain coming out of the water. I wonder if birds like living on me. I see boats coming to catch fish. I hear seagulls in the sky above me. I am a tropical sandy island. I feel waves crashing along my sandy beaches. I touch the light blue water of the ocean. I want people to come see me. I worry if I will be seen and someone thinks I am ugly. I cry sometimes when my sandy beaches get washed away. I am a tropical sandy island.

I understand the tide goes in and out every day. I know some turtles like to live on me. I try to get people to come to visit me. I dream I will be surrounded by fishermen. I hope everyone likes my sandy beaches. I am a tropical sandy island.

I am a small brown puppy. I am a girl puppy with floppy ears. I wonder if I will grow to be as big as mom. I see a rabbit hopping around the yard I hear birds singing in the trees. I am a small brown puppy.

I feel happy because I can run around and play. I touch my owner’s face to wake her up. I worry about being hit by a car if I get in the road. I cry when people shout at me. I am a small brown puppy.

I understand that I can’t do everything the big dogs do. I know that I am loved because people play with me. I try to bark at cats. I dream of splashing in the pond. I hope to see my brother and sister again. I am a small brown puppy.


								
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