Our Holiday Angel
by Dave Harm
Saturday, March 26, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I tried for the last couple of days to come up with a "perfect" Easter poem. Then I realized she was right in front of me. My granddaughter, Jaycie, just celebrated her second birthday. A true miracle! Born with a bad liver, she was placed on the national waiting list. At six months of age, she was given the gift of life, with a liver transplant. This is the season of renewal and rebirth, and for this poet, she is the perfect example of Easter.
Got your back pack,
Gonna fill that sack.
Gonna fill your trunk,
In your brand new car.
All those gifts,
Will reach to the stars.
Happy Birthday, Jaycie,
Two years old,
As happy as can be.
You fill us with smiles,
And tears of joy.
We'll spend time together,
Playing with all your new toys.
Mom and Dad,
Aunts and Uncles,
Wanting to spend time with you.
We know that you've been blessed,
Protected by angels,
With their gentle caress.
You've kept everyone busy.
All your energy,
Running in circles,
Making everyone dizzy.
We've enjoyed your hugs,
For the past two years.
We rejoice today,
Filled with happiness,
The angels are singing your song.
Today, we're all singing along.
What the future holds,
We can not say,
But never forget,
We love you,
Each and everyday.
(c)2005 Dave Harm
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|Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
|yes a lovely poetic tribute Dave, super, enjoyed. Anyway, on one of my poems you mentioned not avoiding pain and suffering, I might have misunderstood what you were implicating, but it is in my experience to try and avoid pain and suffering as much as possible. We do not have to think about going through pain and suffering to save us later.
To point is to avoid as much as possible through our actions. Anyway there so much of it we don't have to concentrate on it, only concentrate on avoiding. G
|Reviewed by m j hollingshead
|lovely tribute, lovely girl, glad to know she is doing well|
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|A perfect Easter Miracle; what a little cutie she is! God bless her, and God bless you, Dave! So happy to know she is doing well! God is indeed good, isn't He??
(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
|Reviewed by Kate Burnside
|ooooo, I can feel this one, Dave!! So much to be thankful for that it fair makes your heart just BURST! So much also to be aware of and NEVER take for granted. Life surely is such a precious gift and never more so than if we might lose it - or the ones we love. Like the old hymn... "Count your blessings, name them one by one" - everyday!! You remind us here to do just that, and I for one am truly thankful. LOL Kate xx|
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|The perfect Easter Ode, indeed, Dave - and Happy Birthday to Jaycie!|
|Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader)
this is so precious and you are so lucky to have such a Beautiful little Granddaughter. She is Adorable and this poem the same.
Thanks so much for this great big smile and happy feeling I got right now
Happy Easter to you and your family
From me and mine
|Reviewed by Henry Stevens
|A beautiful story, and a beautiful poem. Henry|
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|Beautiful little girl and a wonderful poem from her granddad. Happy Easter Dave.
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|Awwwwww priceless Dave!!
Love and Happiness Tinka
|Reviewed by jude forese
|beautiful, celebrative atmosphere and wonderful child to adorn it ...|
|Reviewed by Jennifer Ragan (Reader)
|Written with the love....
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|You bet it's an Easter celebration, One the Lord loves because it's a tribute to Him too! I'm so happy she made it Dave. Blessings of Easter to all!
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
|THIS is the perfect Easter celebration. Congratulations and I\by the looks of her she seems to have taken the liver very well, I am so happy for you and your family.|
|Reviewed by L. Figgins
|Your own living, breathing miracle! As grandchildren are a sweet joy, you are doubly blessed by Jaycie. Wishing you and Betty and your family a wonderful Easter...|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
|The Terrific Twos. Make the most of every second.
Now I'm feeling broody..
What a great easter poem.
Funny how if one does not think. (Which is my main asset) How easy a gem just-pops- into one head.
Have fun fun fun. And heaps of laughter.
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
What a joy little Jaycie is--so precious and beautiful! What a gift!
Thank you for sharing her story in this moving write--
(((HUGS))) to both of you, and HAPPY EASTER! Love, Karla. :)