Writing Gallery

This is what we are all about! We are so very happy to share with you some of the best student writing from workshops, field trips, and tutoring sessions at 826 centers across the country. We also accept submissions by any students age 6-18. All writing can be emailed to submissions [at] 826national.org for consideration. Read on and enjoy!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

I Just Want to Be Successful

Imani is a student at 826NYC. This poem originally appeared in the 826NYC publication, Growing Our Hearts and Brains.

Success to me is proving Everyone who told me

I Can’t
I Can

Success to me is helping People who need a shoulder

To cry on

Success to me is going to College & becoming a


Success to me is having A beautiful, happy & healthy


Seeing my family; my husband & Children eating the dinner I prepared with love at night clutter my heart with a shine Resembling the moonlight on A summer night Success to me is being surrounded by:


Happiness & Accomplishments


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