English 7 Native American Magnet School - 'Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.' William
NAM Poetry Slam
by Sandra Cisneros
Native American Magnet School
Buffalo Public Schools P.S. #19
97 W. Delavan Ave
Mr. Wind Room 311
"My heart Is true as steel."
-from A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
"You will be faced, now, with pain of a magnitude that none of us here can comprehend because it is beyond our experience. The Receiver himself was not able to describe it, only to remind us that you would be faced with it, that you would need immense courage."
- fromThe Giver by Lois Lowry
"Ain't no use putting the blanket over your head, man.
You can't cut this out; this is reality. This is the real deal."
-from Monster by Walter Dean Myers
"I have hated the words and I have loved them,
and I hope I have made them right."
-From The Book Thief by Markus Zusack