Oda a una mandarina (Ode to a Mandarin)

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May 11, 2010 by Writers in the Schools


Una mandarina anaranjada,
como una cruz.
Huele de la selva suave,
el sol brilloso y por dentro,
una flor jugosa.

~

A mandarin orange,
Like a cross.
It smells of the gentle jungle,
the brilliant sun, and inside,
a juicy flower.

By Janet, 3rd grade
[photo by Kyra Camili via flickr]

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