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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Cinco de Mayo

Today is the day
the fifth of May
when we can celebrate
the Battle of La Puebla
where 400 Mexican soldiers
defeated the 800 French.

It is a day
for family parties,
for a fiesta with food,
for music and dancing,
and for breaking
the pinata
and eating candy.

Happy Cinco de Mayo.

   What are you doing today?  Can you write a poem about your plans for the weekend.  Remember to try to use all  your senses.


  1. GOOD JOY .... Thought I wrote Good Job.... however, I like what came out better... ILY cloey

    1. Hey, that is what poetry is all about, making fortuitous mistakes. I like what you wrote also. I think I'll use "Good Joy" the next time I want to say "good job," too.