Make it a Splendid Week: Cookie Monster

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This week’s edition of Make it a Splendid Week features artwork and a piece of creative writing reminding us of the comfort of fresh baked cookies! Can you imagine the smell of Charlie’s Mom’s double chocolate chip,   
lemon crinkles, and snickerdoodles? Make it a Splendid Week!

Making A Mark®
Cookie Monster
Kalil, age 6

Cookies

When I walk into the house  
And smell cookies,  
I go to the kitchen  
To look in the oven.  

There I see  
Mom’s double chocolate chip,   
Lemon crinkles, Snickerdoodles,  
All gluten free. 

When I bite into one,  
It crumbles into my mouth  
And tastes delicious and warm.  
No one likes cold cookies.  

– Charlie (Charlotte), age 8

This entry is a part of our series “Make it a Splendid Week”! Follow along weekly to enjoy excerpts from The Splendid Review, an anthology of poems, short stories and autobiographies written by talented young writers engaged in the Periwinkle Arts In Medicine Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers.


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