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Poetry Contest Winners

As a part of the Gifted curriculum, the gifted class, under Ms. Ashley Barnes, are studying a poetry unit. They decided to have a Poetry Contest for Valentine's Day. The winner of the contest is Avery Mixon. He has received many votes with his poem "The Greatest Grandma". Se'Bryana James followed in 2nd place with "My Love". Trinity Grady came in 3rd place with her poem entitled "My Mom".


"The Greatest Grandma"


By Avery Mixon


You are someone who is dear to my heart,

You're more than my grandma and that's a big part.

Your smile is the first thing that I see,

When you're over the stove making breakfast from me.

The squeeze of your hugs are a perfect fit,

It warms my heart more than a little bit.

Your eyes are kind and hazelnut brown,

And you can always turn my frown upside down.

A kiss from you Grandma is precious you know,

It brings memories each year i grow.

The time we share will never go away,

It's tucked away in my heart and there it will stay.

My mom and dad are very special, too.

But there is no one who compares to you. 

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