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Still Protecting Us!
by Bonnie May

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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How very brave our little ones our. I think they are born it bravery for comes shinning through so often in their childhood.

This child is now grown into a protector of many. He is the Commander of Northglenn Police Department.


Still Protecting Us!
It was late and I heard a noise outside, we were all alone.
My husband worked nightshift, long before cell phones.
Normally it was so quiet on the street where we were.
It was in the country, we hardly ever heard a stir.
But this night was different, I kept hearing different sounds.
I knew someone was out there, I knew someone was around.
Some of the sounds were loud in fact they woke my oldest son.
He came downstairs with a baseball bat; he was too brave to run.
He was only five then but you’d think he was grown.
He was certainly brave and I now didn’t feel alone.
I told him it would be alright, the doors were securely locked.
But he stayed with me anyway, with his baseball bat all cocked.
We waited a few hours and the noise outside was gone.
It was time for us to go to bed, myself and my son.
I tucked him gently and told him everything was alright.
I kissed him on the forehead and tucked him real tight.
In the morning when I awoke, my heart was touched so deep.
For there upon the step, my son sat fast asleep.
To me that night, that little boy turned into a man.
For he was still clutching the baseball bat tightly in his hand.
Written by,
Bonnie May 




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Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/22/2008
I know now that Northglenn have a true "Blue Line" or as we old geezers call, "you has the Law"

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/21/2008
Awww Bonnie, what a brave little man indeed and injected pride into his mother's veins through genuine love, very touching moment and one to be remembered and repeated many times over....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 5/21/2008
What a tale! And proud mom!! Lucky Northglenn.
Reviewed by Cryssa C 5/21/2008
That is one cool son! Moments like that cause a lump to come to my throat and an overwhelming love for my child... They can cause so many issues, but when they step up to the plate and really show what they are made of... WOW! It makes me proud...and makes me cry...hee, hee...

Reviewed by Gene Williamson 5/21/2008
Wonderfully moving poem, Bonnie. A hug for you
and a hearty handclasp for your son. - Gene.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/21/2008
Beautifully heartwarming, Bonnie; very well penned! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/21/2008
what a wonderful tribute--
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 5/21/2008
Wonderful tribute to a wonderful son
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/21/2008
Good man he was even at that young I recall as a youngster I did alot of running...not sure in which direction though...ed
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/21/2008
This is a beautiful story and one your son would be proud to read as a grown man.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 5/21/2008
PRECIOUS, the little ones who know no fear - well done, Bonnie!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

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