We all know the story and the song about Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.
Ridiculed for his red shiny nose. Ostracized because he was different. When it really mattered, that difference made all the difference in the world. Here’s my poem to encourage and celebrate unique, out of the ordinary individuals. Your special self just may be what saves the day.
by Veronica Jorge
They call me Rudy.
I’m Santa’s buddy.
I’ve got a red pug nose everyone thinks is funny.
When Santa takes flight, I light up the night.
I’m fast. I’m swift. I help Santa give out gifts.
No one laughs anymore at my bright red nose.
So be who you are from your head to your toes.
Let your light shine through.
Be proud of special you.
Be like me, unique.
You’re a star on two feet.
See you next time on January 22, 2022.
Happy New Year!
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