Poetry Festival will be held:

Saturday, April 27, 2024

2017 Winner

The Puck Drop

I smell the ice

Cold and hard,

I hear the whistle blow

Loud like sharp needles

I see the referee

Dressed like a zebra

Drop the puck,

I touch and hold

The hockey stick tight,

I taste the mouth guard

Rubbery and hard,

The play starts and I know

I’m home.


Matt Eaton

Sidwell Friends School

Grade: 6