Make it a Splendid Week: Orange

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In the heat of a Houston summer, the color orange certainly comes to mind. This week’s Make It a Splendid Week features Janely’s poem, “Orange”.

Orange, by Janely
Artwork by Making a Mark ® artist Janely, age 6


Shaped like love

Smells good, like summer fun

Feels smooth and cool

Tastes like fireworks

Sounds like BOOM!

– Janely, age 6

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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