Do you remember our special celebration for Keep a
Poem in Your Pocket Day? Well, for the ones that mi
ssed it we, the ESL family, attached our favorite poems to a balloon and then during our Poetry Picnics, we set the balloons free with the hope that someone will receive a poem that day. On one side of the balloon there was a poem that my students chose, and the other side there was a sticker that said this....
Well....to my surprise, one of the nice ladies in our neighborhood delivered th
Is she fantastic or what? she framed the poem she found, she attached the balloon by the frame and on the back she put th
e sticker and her name and address!!!! we can't wait to write back to her!!!
And then later on that day, we receive a mail from Cambridge, OH...about an hour and 1/2 away from Columbus...and guess who that letter was for....? yeap! the ESL children. This family was thanking us for the wonderful balloon poem and how much their 5 year old girl loved it!Can you believe our balloons made it that far? The children's faces lighted up completely when I told them about it. It was soooo adorable!
What can I say? People like them made our day and our mission accomplished! We shared poems with the world that day.