THAT SUMMER By: Malachi Hibler
-Roses are red
-Violets are blue
-Nah, Nah, I cant start my poem off like that.
-Here, I’m going to come up with something new.
-It all started on June 6th, around 2:00 PM on a
Saturday to be exact.
-Arriving at the University of Kansas, a shy, slender built
young man eager to begin a new lifestyle and that’s a fact.
-He unpacked and got settled into his dorm.
-The feeling of a boy to a man was instantly being born.
-Now, this young man came across so many new faces.
-All of who are from similar and different races.
-For the most part all of the young man’s peers were
-Little did his peers know the young man considered them as
-Umm, enough of that sentimental stuff, not to be rude.
-But lets get to the most interesting part of this poem; the
-As you enter into a buffet, you would use a metaphor to
relate to “Heaven.”
-However, for the young man, receiving 3 meals a day, he
considered it a blessing.
-The food was great, so he couldn’t complain.
-His peers kept a close eye on him; to make sure he wasn’t
-The young man enjoyed every class the program had, which he
-From learning about epigenetics, environmental health and
environmental justice, it changed his perspective about life and eating fish.
-Art, poetry, technology and multicultural workshops were
very much needed.
-Each workshop made the young man more outgoing, enhanced
his public speaking and most importantly, he succeeded.
-ACT, ACT, ACT F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C!
-Sitting in a room for 3-4 hours reviewing trigonometry and
-The tests on the other hand, B-O-A-H, it created stress.
-Nevertheless, due to reviewing, the young man saw his
results rise and not to boast, he felt his ACT score was by far the best.
-So here is the conclusion, THE YOUNG MAN SURVIVED 6 WEEKS!
-He accomplished so many goals this summer many that just
swept people off of their feet.
-Now, I know what you’re thinking, this poem may sound quite
-That’s because the young man in this poem name was Malachi