This poem was written by me in Junior (Elementary) School, at around age 7. We had just been taught about alliteration, and I decided to try and use it. Also, I thought I'd be showy and use the accented é in the final part in order to make the meter work.


While we sleep in silent slumber,
Then the snow begins to fall!
As the water slowly freezes,
Silver daggers hang the wall.
Frozen masonary glistens
Through and through a winter bleak -
And a world in clothéd whiteness
Slips silently to sleep.

Copyright 1980 S. Shipway