City Scope

The city through my telescope

A colorful kaleidoscope

Where chimneys smoke and lights collide

With crowded street and taxi ride,

Where magic ever near or far

Illuminates its every star.


Raven Howell

Raven Howell writes stories and poetry for children. Having published several award-winning picture books, she enjoys visiting classrooms and libraries. Raven is Creative & Publishing Advisor for Red Clover Reader, Poetry Director for Monster Magnificent, and writes The Book Bug for Story Monsters Ink magazine. Her poems are found in children’s magazines such as Ladybug, Spider, Highlights for Children, Humpty Dumpty, and Hello Magazine. When not writing, Raven is happy in the sunshine, spending time with her family, hiking, laughing, reading, goofing around with artwork, and inventing new recipes in the kitchen. A favorite? Warm chocolate chip cookies straight out of the oven!