Give me…

Give Me

Give me a person to helpgiveme[1]

Give me warm sun after rain

Give me peace to the world

Give me hope

And give me the future

Give me love

And give me a teacher to read my poem

Written and illustrated by W.R. age 10

It is during the last few weeks of school, while reflecting on the year, that I experience  the most gratitude as a teacher. Looking back on where we were together as a class in the fall and where we are now, I am amazed by my students – by their growth, their persistance, their laugher, and their wisdom. I am fortunate to be a teacher who has the honor of reading the students’ poems. Thank you, students, for an inspiring year.


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