Connor

Grade 5

Winnipeg
Manitoba

The Meaning of Home

Home is a place to watch and play hockey.
Home is a place to take your own shower.
Home is a place to eat chicken teriyaki.
Home is a place to grow like a sunflower.

Home is a place to have lots of fun.
Home is a place to eat my own food.
Home is a place where I curl up in a bun.
Home is a place to stay in a positive mood.

Home is a place to shine like a star.
Home is a place where I sleep in my bed.
Home is a place to show people who you truly are.
Home is a place to make banana bread.

Home is a place to express my own feelings.
Home is a place to have a family barbeque.
Home is a place where I hear my dreaded dog’s squealings.
Home is a place where I express my favourite colour blue.

Home is a place to share my thoughts.
Home is a place to feel free.
Home is a place where I untie my worry-knots.
That is what home is means and feels to me.