It was the end of school and Richard shared Mr Kilmer's lettert to the class.Many of his classmates discouraged him about writing poems but Mrs Hansen always gave him support and adviced him to do what he liked.Richard and Mr Kilmer often exchanged their stories and wonderful poems.Hannah also fully supported Richard and helped him to fini9sh his poems.The poem turned out really well.
In history class,Mr Higby described about the current battle .He also reminded his class to keep abreast of war events in summer holiday.
During the summer,Richard helped his father at the farm and he also noticed that his father was always unhappy.One night,he wrote about his Pa and very pleased with his work.
Richard received a reply from Mr Kilmer.He praised Richard's poem on the soldiers and he hoped this war will end all wars.Meanwhile,Richard continued to daydream about the smart and beautiful Hannah Schermer and wrote a poem about her
Richard and Kilmer exchanged a number of letter throughout the summer,Richard sent a poem with each letter and always delighted to recieve encouragement and suggestion to improvement.In early September,Kilmer told Richard that he had finally arrived in France.Richard was hoping that the war would end before Kilmer went to Europe.
School started again,Mrs Hansen announced a plan to hold a patriotic programme to help sell Liberty Bonds,which helped finance the war.The show will involve music ,singing war songs.play Lady Liberty Role and Doughboy wearing a soldier 's uniform.The main roles will be played by the boy and girl who write the best essays.Each student secretly dreamed of playing the roles,however,Richard was selected to play the role of the Doyghboy and Hannah Schermers was selected for the role of Lady of Liberty.When Hannah read her essay in the class,Richard was the only one who applauded her.