Ernest Johns / Grade 7


I am everywhere

It’s just to bright to see me

I’m in your shadows

I’m in your dreams

if you get lost in me

it will make you scream.

you can see me at night

I will surely give you a fright.

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Summer Writer’s Studio a success!

This August, eighteen Baltimore students attended WBS’s second annual Summer Writer’s Studio, a week-long sleepaway camp in western Maryland. On Monday, Aug. 12, the kids — along with six instructors — boarded a bus for Mar-Lu-Ridge Camp & Retreat Center. For five days, the students attended intensive fiction and poetry workshops, covering topics such as […]

Second annual student book launch at Evergreen Museum

On May 2nd, WBS’s young writers celebrated publication of their book, Baltimore Triumphs, with a reading at Evergreen Museum & Library. Local children’s author Elisabeth Dahl kicked off the event with introductory remarks, and then students from Thomas Johnson, Margaret Brent, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, and Baltimore City College high school read their stories, poems, and […]

You’re Invited to Our Lit Mag Reading (April 29) & Book Launch (May 3)!

WBS has two publications coming out this week: the second issue of our literary magazine, Baltimore by Hand, and our very first book, Baltimore Tales. Join us for two readings to help launch these publications. Second Annual Literary Magazine Reading Our second annual literary magazine reading will be held at the Johns Hopkins Barnes & […]