Grade 5

British Columbia

Meaning Of Home

The Meaning Of Home
A house
A house is empty, bare, and bleak.
Its filled with air and nothing else.
There’s no light or life at all.
All that is there is wood and drywall.
A home
A home is filled with joy.
Memories of loudly stomping upstairs.
It is filled with soft furniture and loving pets.
The sweet smell of lemon scones.
You can hear people running swiftly down to dinner.
This is a home full of fast running feet. Full of energetic pets. Full of life. This is a home.