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Ah Lo wrote a poem and won 2nd place in the Literature Category at the school’s PTA Reflections Art Contest – “What is your story?” The program is a wonderful way for kids to explore their creativity in a number of different ways, including dance choreography, film production, music composition, visual arts, photography and of course, literature.

The boys have entered in the past (Dai Bee did music composition and Ah Lo, visual arts a couple years.) Since this is our last year with the school, this is not a bad souvenir to take home!

Congratulations!

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Here is another poem wrote by Ah Lo about the special holiday.

The fragrant smell of the sizzling meat,

the aroma wafting into rooms crowded with people,

gathered to celebrate the famous holiday,

Thanksgiving.

Joyful and cheerful, the conversations buzz on,

until the glorious turkey pops out the oven with steam rising,

silence is presence in an instant,

then delight and glee overwhelm the crowd,

as they settle down to have one of the greatest feasts,

on a grand day with fine relatives,

and that day is none other than,

Thanksgiving, the day we are all thankful for one another.

Today received an email from a children’s online publisher interested in publishing one of Ah Lo’s poems. How exciting! Hope this encourages him to write more!

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Luna, Earth’s Moon

 

A sphere, so pale but so bright,

shining endlessly like a big star in the sky,

revolving around Earth like a mini-planet,

lighting up the night sky with its twinkling friends,

letting Sol have her rest,

as the night sun comes to for its shift.

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The Golden Grand Piano

A blur of fingers moving on black and white,

notes spilling out as fast as raindrops falling,

slower and faster again,

louder and softer as it nears the end,

but no, turning the page,

another sheet of music,

a masterpiece of art written to inspire,

memorizing as I go,

making no mistakes,

and ending with perfection.

Tonight was Back to School Night for the elementary school. By now, we pretty much know the drill, but the excitement still fills the mind. Though we know the teacher (and very grateful for having her), we still like to know everything that happens (or will) in her class. After the informational meeting, we were encouraged to walk around the class and see our child’s work. We saw art work, self portraits, crafts they’ve done so far, and then there was this poem.

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Poem by Ah Lo…

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他,是一個很善良,單純,開心的乖乖仔。

他,是一個很聰明的孩子。

他,是一個很會照顧弟弟的哥哥。

他,是一個很懂事的小朋友。

他,是一個很敏感的膽小鬼。

他,是一個很出色的聆聽者。

他,是一個富有好奇心,好學不斷的小學生。

他,是一個要時常提醒的大頭蝦。

他,是一個很怕出錯的人,因而他很淡定,很細心的人。

他,是一個令我在密雲中看到彩虹的天使。

他,就是我的孩子。

My pride. My joy. My son. Happy Birthday!

他,是一個每當想起的時候會自然露出微笑的人。

他,是一個令我隨時臉紅耳赤的哇鬼。

他,是一個每分鐘都想緊緊擁抱的寶寶。

他,是一個活潑可愛的表演者。

他,是一個冥頑不靈的小魔頭。

他,是一個永遠笑臉迎人的小童。

他,是一個總會懂得討你歡心的偷心者。

他,是一個有個性,有自己的思想及主見的弟弟。

他,是一個會令我流下喜悅淚水的人。

他,是一個令我在密雲中看到彩虹的天使。

他,就是我的孩子。

My pride. My joy. My baby. Happy Birthday!

by: me

不知道 “偉大”是甚麼,直至當了母親。

不知道 “美滿”是甚麼,直至你的出現。

不知道 “心痛”是甚麼,直至你生病了。

不知道 “耐性”是甚麼,直至你教曉了我。

不知道 “幸福”是甚麼,直至你對著我微笑。

不知道 “漂亮”是甚麼,直至看見你的笑容。

不知道 “溫暖”是甚麼,直至你躺著我的壞抱。

不知道 “驕傲”是甚麼,直至你第一次站起來。

不知道 “精彩”是甚麼,直至你進入我的世界。

不知道 “安慰”是甚麼,直至你的一聲“媽媽。”

謝謝你們,你們的出現讓我學會了真正“幸運”是甚麼。

謝謝你們,你們的出現令我的平凡一生變得一點也不平凡。

Happy MOTHERS’ day!

“Today I am thankful for my sister-in-law for helping me cleaning/organizing my frige, that’s exactly what I needed for mother’s day…”