Teen Poetry Contest Winner for 2008
McCracken Middle School, grade 8
My teeth are in jail.
They did a crime; they came out crooked.
Now they are ashamed of being exposed.
The deputy locked them up in chains.
He gave them a painful punishment and straightened them
The bail day isn’t until after two years.
They have a visitor every few weeks.
They get a new color of chains after several days.
After they have learned their lesson, they will become