SUMMERS WITH PAATI (GRANDMA) Summer is Paati time! Sweeping saris-Swish! Swish!Sizzling spices-Crackle! Pop!Singing strings-SaRi GaMa!Jingling jewelry-Tinkle! Tinkle! Alas…Nights start to cool.Paati leaves. No time with Paati! Waiting is hard.Return soon, Paati! Leaves fall.Snowflakes flutter.Jasmines bloom. FinallySummer colors.I cartwheel in joy. Summer is Paati time!
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Spring Fling 2021 kidlit story (150 words)
Spring back to life By Lakshmi Thamizhmani “We’ll name one Swarna after you,” Paati said. “And the other Paati, after you.” I smiled at Grandma when we planted jasmine, back during a bright, warm spring in India. Every moonrise, we harvested the pearly white buds. Stringing the flowers, we chatted about our day. Over theContinue reading “Spring Fling 2021 kidlit story (150 words)”