Squishy Burrito
by Dayanara Martinez-Lozano, 826LA

My planet is made of crystalline burritos. And the planet has air all right, air that we can breathe. You only need astronaut clothes, boots -- and don’t forget a rocket, of course. You will need one. My planet’s name is SQUISHY BURRITO! I smell tongue meat, rice, and beans. People travel the planet on bouncy balls and even to go to the zoo. The zoo has scary animals like okapi, but don’t worry: they’re inside a cage.

There is day, noon, and night. We use a huge crystal. The sun points to the crystal, and the crystal points a laser back to the planet. We use an army of strongmen to put the crystal above the planet for the nighttime. We put the crystal away for the next day!

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