Newfangled "Roses Are Red" Contest, 4th Round
 
 


by Winners and Finalists
 
   

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Fourth Round Winner

Gardening Blues
The roses are dead,
The violets have wilted.
I fell for the gardener,
But now I’ve been jilted!
—Leah Carmical, Grade 7


Fourth Round Finalists

A Sweet Poem
Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Angels in heaven
Remind me of you!
—Alexandra Pach, Grade 6

Roses Are Red
Roses are red,
And so is my dad,
Especially when he gets
Terribly mad!
—Sam Johnson, Grade 7

Dreams
Roses are red.
The sky is blue.
Follow your dreams
And they will come true.
—Nathaniel Howard, Grade 5

Dizzy
Roses are blue.
Violets are red.
Ever since we kissed,
I’m dizzy in the head
—Kara Weinacht, Grade 7

Trouble?
Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
I’m in trouble.
What did I do?
—Mary Chen, Grade 4

Roses Are Red
Roses are red
Violets are blue
You may not know this
But I fancy you
—Zoe Coxon, Grade 4

Crush
Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
I have a crush
And it ain’t on you.
—Kelsey Murray, Grade 7

During a Test
Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
I copied your test,
And I failed, too!
—Vanisha Gokaldas, Grade 6

 
 
 
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