Ellie brought home a stack of graded school work that her teacher returned to her. As I leafed my way through it I found this gem...
What Makes Me Smile
by Ellie Davis
The sound of the piano when I hit the key, the feeling of a book when I turn the page- that's what makes me smile.
The sound of a pencil scrapping against paper, the sound of water splash when you dive in- that's what makes me smile.
Grass in my feet, wind in my face, that's what makes me smile.
When I hear the sound of the bell ring I am excited for school to start, when I walk outside and see my friends, I'm excited to play with them- that's what makes me smile.