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Recipient Lori Orr wrote an excellent poem modeled on the song The 12 Days of Christmas which I was quite tickled by.

I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

On the First Day of Hearing

by  Lori Orr

 
On the first day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the second day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the third day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the fourth day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the fifth day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the sixth day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Six whistles whistling
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the seventh day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Seven papers rustling
Six whistles whistling
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing

Lori 12 days

Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the eight day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Eight bubbles bubbling
Seven papers rustling
Six whistles whistling
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the ninth day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Nine babies cooing
Eight bubbles bubbling
Seven papers rustling
Six whistles whistling
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the tenth day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Ten crickets chirping
Nine babies cooing
Eight bubbles bubbling
Seven papers rustling
Six whistles whistling
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the eleventh day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Eleven clocks ticking
Ten crickets chirping,
Nine babies cooing
Eight bubbles bubbling
Seven papers rustling
Six whistles whistling
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

On the twelfth day of hearing
My CI gave to me:
Twelve people whispering
Eleven clocks ticking
Ten crickets chirping
Nine babies cooing
Eight bubbles bubbling
Seven papers rustling
Six whistles whistling
Five children laughing
Four birds a singing
Three horns a honking
Two blinkers blinking and
A chipmunk chatting with me.

Marilyn Flood