The ocean shouts out
with all the courage it has.
The ocean dives down
with glory pounding in its heart.
The ocean loves deeply
with all its might.
The ocean glows
when the sun shimmers on its waves.
By Elena, 2nd grade
Click the media player above to listen to the poem read on KPFT 90.1 by Jackson, WITS Youth Advisory Council Student. The background music is “Ocean Time Blues” by Septahelix. ccmixter.org. Produced by Susan Phillips.
Poem a Day is made possible in part by H-E-B Tournament of Champions, Copy.com, The City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, Texas Commission on the Arts, and KPFT 90.1.