Conversation Poetry

Image by Andrej Lišakov

Why was I Sent This?

by Keeley Kaplan, 8th Grader

“I want a frog”- Halle Pupo, 9:34 pm

“Keeley, we’re probably going to go back”- Halle Pupo, 10:07 pm

“but it was very nice of him to set up a summer camp for us”- Halle Pupo, 8:19 pm

“*gestures wildly with pretzel*”- Alana Hartz, 7:11 pm

“Keeley is that the NHD shirt, *sigh* I’m not mad, just disappointed”- Halle Pupo, 9:53 am

“We’ll google duo you from the moon”- Alana Hartz, 5:59 pm

“I will slap him. *air slap bc corona*”-Halle Pupo, 10:48 am

“Fun- wait not fun”- Miles Dallara, 1:51 am

“You better not that’s a federal offense!”- Miles Dallara, 7:35 pm

“Aww Keith the honorable CVS employee”- Miles Dallara, 6:17 pm

“Gotta watch out for the mama bear!”- Miles Dallara, 11:59 pm

“Buzzfeed is a stalker”- Miles Dallara, 8:03 pm

“Blackmail people into liking your birthday post”- Miles Dallara, 9:14 am

“So ya like jazz?”- Miles Dallara, no time listed

“JONATHAN doesn’t understand”- Jonathan Miller, 9:58 pm

“Ok and your skirts don’t eat chairs”- Jonathan Miller, 10:15 pm

“How’s your chair-eating skirt?”- Jonathan Miller, no time listed

“I’m yeehaw”- Milan, 8:05 pm

Why did I Say That?

by Keeley Kaplan, 8th Grader

“My face is a federal offence”

“Bus 1 party”

“Night because it is nighttime”

“Do Alabama jokes offend you”

“imma go play Mario Kart now”

“I might’ve made another stupid mistake”

“Just because you don’t have feelings doesn’t mean that I don’t”

“Imma meanie”

“I FREAKING LOVE MONTY PYTHON”

“BE BRUTALLY HONEST!”

“I ship you and JoJo”

“broski”

“It is today broski”

“A warning sign”

“Don’t look up my address please”

“I dare you”

“Please no”

“I have paper clippy”

“What did you do in gym? I’m sure it was horrible.”

“Wait Alana you died your hair”

“I’m an idiot, remember?”

“I’M SO STUPID”

“I need to defeat Miles”

“SHUT UP IM TRYING TO BE EMOTIONAL”

Why did I Say That?

by Keeley Kaplan, 8th Grader

(Texts and discord message)

 

“ah, the larvae phase”- Bryan

“Why did you make me an attendee?”- Keeley

“I was and I will attest to that in any court of law in the land!”- Miles

“Your wife is Jonathan, remember?”- Keeley

“I’ll call CPS”- Miles

“Math miracle UWU”- Ethan Or

“They seem to be enjoying their existence”- Bryan

“Wow, you’re are A+ grammar”- Miles

“It’s still a Hamilton reference”- Keeley

“Bob is Bob”- Miles

“Hey, where could have that message gone. It wasn't like I deleted it or anything.”- Ethan Koh

“Oh, makes sense. I didn't die either Keeley.”- Ethan Koh

“People didn't believe me when I said I played soccer for 7 years. Here's the proof”- Keeley

“I have an idea. Don't know if it's a good one..... but it's an idea”- Keeley

“I snapped that giraffe's neck”- Keeley

“I remembered something and now I'm DYING”- Keeley

“wH- of course u areNT id be vERy concerned if you were 22”- Milan

“well now u have to say it”- Milan

“dhjssjk hamilton is that u???”- Milan

“Yes it is me my name is alexander hamilton”- Keeley

“alex omg i thought you were dead”- Milan

“Yeah i'm just chillin tho”- Keeley

“Ramen will always taste better”- Ethan Ruffing

“There are these things called windows”- Keeley

“No one will be getting out and we will be driving by”- Tori

“Imma write like I'm RUNNING OUT OF TIME now”- Keeley Kaplan

“Seductive looks in middle school, oh gawd”- Ethan Or

“cough cough hamilton"- Ethan Or

“WHEN YOU LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE SOUNDTRACK YOU WILL UNDERSTAND”- Keeley

“The only reason I’m not complaining is that you were quoting Hamilton”- Ethan Rufiing

“I'm saying the name of the Hamilton song in all caps when it starts playing”- Keeley

“You know in St. Pete it would be like five or six times that”- Tori

“Out of context, that specific quote doesn’t really make sense”- Ethan Ruffing

“These look like Scottish guinea pigs”- Tori

“NOT HAVING ALL CAPS IS OVERRATED”- Keeley

“you'll see when the poem is posted >:)"- Keeley

Image by Andrej Lišakov

Why was I Sent This?

by Keeley Kaplan, 8th Grader

“I want a frog”- Halle Pupo, 9:34 pm

“Keeley, we’re probably going to go back”- Halle Pupo, 10:07 pm

“but it was very nice of him to set up a summer camp for us”- Halle Pupo, 8:19 pm

“*gestures wildly with pretzel*”- Alana Hartz, 7:11 pm

“Keeley is that the NHD shirt, *sigh* I’m not mad, just disappointed”- Halle Pupo, 9:53 am

“We’ll google duo you from the moon”- Alana Hartz, 5:59 pm

“I will slap him. *air slap bc corona*”-Halle Pupo, 10:48 am

“Fun- wait not fun”- Miles Dallara, 1:51 am

“You better not that’s a federal offense!”- Miles Dallara, 7:35 pm

“Aww Keith the honorable CVS employee”- Miles Dallara, 6:17 pm

“Gotta watch out for the mama bear!”- Miles Dallara, 11:59 pm

“Buzzfeed is a stalker”- Miles Dallara, 8:03 pm

“Blackmail people into liking your birthday post”- Miles Dallara, 9:14 am

“So ya like jazz?”- Miles Dallara, no time listed

“JONATHAN doesn’t understand”- Jonathan Miller, 9:58 pm

“Ok and your skirts don’t eat chairs”- Jonathan Miller, 10:15 pm

“How’s your chair-eating skirt?”- Jonathan Miller, no time listed

“I’m yeehaw”- Milan, 8:05 pm

Why did I Say That?

by Keeley Kaplan, 8th Grader

“My face is a federal offence”

“Bus 1 party”

“Night because it is nighttime”

“Do Alabama jokes offend you”

“imma go play Mario Kart now”

“I might’ve made another stupid mistake”

“Just because you don’t have feelings doesn’t mean that I don’t”

“Imma meanie”

“I FREAKING LOVE MONTY PYTHON”

“BE BRUTALLY HONEST!”

“I ship you and JoJo”

“broski”

“It is today broski”

“A warning sign”

“Don’t look up my address please”

“I dare you”

“Please no”

“I have paper clippy”

“What did you do in gym? I’m sure it was horrible.”

“Wait Alana you died your hair”

“I’m an idiot, remember?”

“I’M SO STUPID”

“I need to defeat Miles”

“SHUT UP IM TRYING TO BE EMOTIONAL”

Why was this Said?

by Keeley Kaplan, 8th Grader

(Texts and discord message)

 

“ah, the larvae phase”- Bryan

“Why did you make me an attendee?”- Keeley

“I was and I will attest to that in any court of law in the land!”- Miles

“Your wife is Jonathan, remember?”- Keeley

“I’ll call CPS”- Miles

“Math miracle UWU”- Ethan Or

“They seem to be enjoying their existence”- Bryan

“Wow, you’re are A+ grammar”- Miles

“It’s still a Hamilton reference”- Keeley

“Bob is Bob”- Miles

“Hey, where could have that message gone. It wasn't like I deleted it or anything.”- Ethan Koh

“Oh, makes sense. I didn't die either Keeley.”- Ethan Koh

“People didn't believe me when I said I played soccer for 7 years. Here's the proof”- Keeley

“I have an idea. Don't know if it's a good one..... but it's an idea”- Keeley

“I snapped that giraffe's neck”- Keeley

“I remembered something and now I'm DYING”- Keeley

“wH- of course u areNT id be vERy concerned if you were 22”- Milan

“well now u have to say it”- Milan

“dhjssjk hamilton is that u???”- Milan

“Yes it is me my name is alexander hamilton”- Keeley

“alex omg i thought you were dead”- Milan

“Yeah i'm just chillin tho”- Keeley

“Ramen will always taste better”- Ethan Ruffing

“There are these things called windows”- Keeley

“No one will be getting out and we will be driving by”- Tori

“Imma write like I'm RUNNING OUT OF TIME now”- Keeley Kaplan

“Seductive looks in middle school, oh gawd”- Ethan Or

“cough cough hamilton"- Ethan Or

“WHEN YOU LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE SOUNDTRACK YOU WILL UNDERSTAND”- Keeley

“The only reason I’m not complaining is that you were quoting Hamilton”- Ethan Rufiing

“I'm saying the name of the Hamilton song in all caps when it starts playing”- Keeley

“You know in St. Pete it would be like five or six times that”- Tori

“Out of context, that specific quote doesn’t really make sense”- Ethan Ruffing

“These look like Scottish guinea pigs”- Tori

“NOT HAVING ALL CAPS IS OVERRATED”- Keeley

“you'll see when the poem is posted >:)"- Keeley

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