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December 11, 2009

Tracking – Junior Poetry Winner

Walking and stalking Tracking and backing The feeling of shooting your first deer, Excited and frustrated all in one Hoping and wondering Slow and intense Finding and grateful Happy and excited Wanting to yell with joy Boasting and bragging Shooting your first deer, Once had fear, But now want to cheer Tracking your deer.

The Sun – Winner, Senior Poetry

The sun – a natural clock that guides us through the day. Waking me with its ever warming rays. Its own eyes opening as it peeks over the hill to meet my gaze. I wait for it. Patiently, to shake its hand. Outside in the cool, crisp air. Listening to the birds prepare for their

My Hunting Trip – First Place, Junior Writing

The mercury dropped so fast, it bent the nail the thermometer was hanging on. It was cold! “Let’s go, we’re burning daylight!” my Dad hollered. It was a brutal cold evening in December 2006. It was the second half of the Illinois firearms deer season.  Our luck was running low and our time running out.

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