America SCORES Seattle provides elementary school students from under-served communities with a five-day-a-week after school program combining soccer, literacy, and service learning. With teamwork as the unifying value, America SCORES Seattle inspires youth to lead healthy lifestyles, be engaged students and become agents of change in their communities.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Happy National Poetry Month!
April is National Poetry Month!
Celebrate it with America SCORES Seattle!
A poem a day
will keep the brain heart soul
Let's start this wonderful, wordy month with a poem from one of our SCORES Poet-Athletes with a bright perspective for this sunny afternoon. Enjoy!
"When I Open My Eyes"
When I open my eyes I see the world, the forests, the rivers and more.
I see the animals and people and shops.
The parks and the fun, the beaches and the water.
I see the schools and the students- waiting to learn while the teacher
I see an artist painting on a canvas, stroke by stroke.
When I open my eyes I see the mountains high, tall and proud, waiting
for people to climb them.
I see the beautiful scenery, waiting to be found.
I hear the waterfalls rush as it goes down.
I see the King of the Jungle, sitting atop a hill, watching his