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Reminiscing About School Days


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I used to love going back to school after the summer…

A blank slate
A new beginning
The smell of paper
The smell of new text books
The smell of wax crayons
And Mr. Sketch markers
Intoxicating to a child starting a new year at school

New school bag filled with
Fun new pens and pencils
A new lunch bag with lots of snacks
Made by mom with love
A new outfit and shoes
Freshly-washed hair with barrettes
Pinning it back to show a fresh, smiling face

Eyes looking up at the school
Nose sniffing the fresh air
Mouth turned up at the sides
Heart beating with anticipation
For the first day back to school

©Cristina Cole  
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2 comments on “Reminiscing About School Days

  1. followyourshadow
    August 22, 2013

    Lovely…I can totally relate this to the enthusiasm & slight anticipation my little one feels

    • cristinacole23
      August 22, 2013

      Awww it’s so excited (and sometimes scary) for them. My little one is only a year so it’ll be a while before I get to enjoy this. Good luck to your little one!!

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