Voices from 20th Century Struggles

These poems were written by fifth graders during their study of 20th Century America.





Run Away

Alex H.

Civil Rights

Brandon B.

Civil Rights & The Color

Brittany B.

Welcome to America

Kevin W.

Martin Luther King

Lauren G.

How It Feels to Be Black

 Michele M.

The Holocaust

Robby F.

The Great Depression

Jared T.

I Will Vote

Hillary B.

I Have a Dream

Steven D.

Japanese Internment Camp

Ian M.

Fight For Your Rights

Katie C.

Like Me


The Room

Katie M.

Me, Rosa Parks

Mary H.

The Bus Ride and The Line

Katie N.