To Children & Teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School
'Twas the start of their day’s work
A fresh encounter with dreams
Nurtured by their teachers’ care
Beyond parents’ love, more than fair.
“Please, show me your nice drawings,”
A very young teacher said—
Encouraging them to pursue
Their art everyday anew.
“Teacher, let’s paint and draw today,
Focussing on the stories read
And the games we always play—
A painting for our next birthday.”
Their paintings, their drawings
Could not be finished there...
We’ll keep figuring out their shape
And won’t let fond memories escape!
children, schoolwork, painting, drawing, dreaming, love