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FC: My Favorite Poems Nathan Smith

1: My Favorite Poems Nathan Smith Stillwater Ok. 4/15/11

2: "I'm Safe" by Bruce Lanksy When I am on airplane ride, I fell so very safe inside. But in the John, I worry. So, I flush and yell, "watch out below"!

3: I picked this peom because it is funny and has a good joke in it. It is a shorter peom out of a book someone recomended to me. | http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bananaloft.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/airtoilet.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.bananaloft.com/archives/10-things-about-airplane-rides&h=349&w=438&sz=61&tbnid=ie0OKASxPFu-LM:&tbnh=101&tbnw=127&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dairplane%2Btoilet%26tbm%3Disch%26tbo%3Du&zoom=1&q=airplane+toilet&hl=en&usg=__6-NtwigqPs4i2gjH-udB3oHACTU=&sa=X&ei=x2eoTbmSHM-ctweB0_3dBw&ved=0CGoQ9QEwBw

4: The great outdoors, The fresh cold air, The smell of wood burning, The sheet joy of friends in company. I love all these thing. Looking up at the stars on a clear nigh To hear an owl hooting at a great hight All of these things are such a god sight. | Look all around you, What can you see? The woods? The pond? The Lake? What? What are you doing when you see, feel, hear these things? Camping. That's what you are doing. | "The Great Outdoors" Britni Hart

5: I found this peom by doing a search for "outdoor peoms" and found this one. I love the outdoors and this peom really describes it. This is one of my favorite peoms. | http://thundafunda.com/33/World-tour/download/Great%20Outdoors,%20Canada%20pictures.jpg

6: Whosever room this is should be ashamed! His underwear is hanging on the lamp. His raincoat is there in the overstuffed chair, And the chair is becoming quite mucky and damp. His workbook is wedged in the window, His sweater's been thrown on the floor. His scarf and one ski are beneath the TV, And his pants have been carelessly hung on the door. His books are all jammed in the closet, His vest has been left in the hall. A lizard named Ed is asleep in his bed, And his smelly old sock has been stuck to the wall. Whosever room this is should be ashamed! Donald or Robert or Willie or-- Huh? You say it's mine? Oh, dear, I knew it looked familiar! | "Messy Room" by Shel Silverstein

7: I picked this peom because people recomended this poet to me. I also picked it because this basically describes my room. I aslo like how it is light harted and funny. | http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs29/f/2008/167/9/a/His_messy_room_by_IbrahimAmr.jpg&imgrefurl=http://poeticlinesense.wordpress.com/2009/11/16/messy-room-shel-silverstein/&h=1299&w=1890&sz=701&tbnid=17tninsSSe2DzM:&tbnh=103&tbnw=150&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dmessy%2Broom%2Bby%2Bshel%2Bsilverstein%26tbm%3Disch%26tbo%3Du&zoom=1&q=messy+room+by+shel+silverstein&hl=en&usg=__6j75JQ-lzS7ZkhG2NQZpNxcd-_U=&sa=X&ei=jWeoTfiXO4W3tgeTvrDdBw&ved=0CC0Q9QEwAw

8: It is Friday 5 minutes left everyone is at the door it is Friday. Everyone is ready waiting for the bell waiting. waiting. Everyone is ready The bell rings everyone jumps out the door in a chaotic mass The bell rings

9: I wrote this poem because I thought it show how a normal Friday is like at school and how everyone just wants to get out. | http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/27551_104754939562969_9577_n.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.facebook.com/pages/Running-out-of-school-on-the-LAST-DAY-and-saying-Im-FREE/104754939562969&usg=__VJyrH9MTAIWg72MlIvuBQMGFpH8=&h=275&w=180&sz=18&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=FiZuW14sEjA1YM:&tbnh=152&tbnw=99&ei=oq2sTYX1L9G30gHngIX6CA&prev=/search%3Fq%3Drunning%2Bout%2Bof%2Bschool%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26biw%3D1516%26bih%3D767%26tbm%3Disch&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=732&vpy=415&dur=317&hovh=175&hovw=114&tx=115&ty=99&oei=oq2sTYX1L9G30gHngIX6CA&page=1&ndsp=31&ved=1t:429,r:19,s:0

10: Time. Time is everything Time is our life Time is the world Time tells us where to go Time tells us when to go Time is everything Time.

11: I wrote this poem because sometimes this is what life feels like. I also like that kind of style of poetry.

12: About the Author The author is Nathan Smith, he is currently a student at Stillwater High School and Meridian Technology Center in the Pre-engineering Academy. He doesn't always read poetry, but when he does, he is forced to. He plans to continue his education and to get a degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering.

13: Works Cited Lansky, Bruce, and Steven Illus. Carpenter. If Pigs Could Fly: Collection of Poems. New York: Scholastic, 2000. Print. Silverstein, Shel. A Light in the Attic. New York: Harper, 2009. Print. "The Great Outdoors by Britni Hart." PoemHunter.Com - Thousands of Poems and Poets.. Poetry Search Engine. Web. 18 Apr. 2011. .

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