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Yesterday
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Friday, May 11, 2012
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It amazes me how fast grandchildren seem to grow compared to children...or is that just my imagination?


 

Yesterday

 

Yesterday I held her gently in my big arms

She was just a wrinkled ball of pink

 

Yesterday I took her for a ride in her stroller

She thought it was funny dropping her toy

 

Yesterday she held unto my finger she walked

Magic first steps at my side

 

Yesterday she called my name when she fell

And I held her and kissed the owie away

 

Yesterday I watched her ride her first bike

Hid tears when she fell and broke her arm

 

Yesterday I seen her sitting in her classroom

But still wanting me to stay close by

 

Yesterday I saw her being the star of a play

Proudly I passed her a red rose

 

Yesterday I was at the finish line when she ran a 5K race

Hugged her when she showed me her medal

 

Poppy wonders what tomorrow will bring…

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Tom Hyland 5/18/2012
WELL DONE, FEE !

AND SHE IS CUTE AS A BUTTON!
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/14/2012
i know what you mean--my precious grandkids - how i want to cherish their childhoods
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/13/2012
It is hard to keep up with them as they grow daily. She is beautiful Poppy.

Hugs Cuz XOXOX Rose
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 5/11/2012
That's nice... sharing...loving and living...i've so much missed on my kids :( coz of my bouts of Alzheimer's sort of..so at times they did my part...heehee...but its love...and being around ..nothing like love and loving..nice photo...best wishes to both of you..neerja
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/11/2012
Cute young lady that will have her poppy there for ever and always, in one form or another, you & she are both quite lucky in every respect...e
Reviewed by D. Vegas 5/11/2012
Fee, God, do they ever grow fast. You have a beautiful grandaughter!

Always,
Deborah
Reviewed by Laura Fall 5/11/2012
Yes grandchildren sure grow up fast as I have two granddaughters six years old and the youngest just turned one . This is truly a heartfelt write and your granddaughter is beautiful Laura
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 5/11/2012
Poppy Fe your granddaughter is beautiful. They do grow quickly as
a pop-up book picture book you have read her many times.
Sweet poem to share 'Amazing' with her.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Deborah Tornillo 5/11/2012
Awe Fee - the joy of being a grandparent is one of God's gift to us as we near our end. What a wonderful gift - I know, I have 4 beautiful grandchildren.

God Bless You,
Deb
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 5/11/2012
Proud Poppy, It is an amazing wonderment to have Grandchildren and share in their stepping stones, you have many more to take..but for now enjoy today!
Hugs,
Chrissie
Reviewed by Richard King 5/11/2012
Very nice, Fee. I like it.

If your imagination says time is moving faster these days, we've probably both been traveling down the same road.

I posted a vaguely similar poem a few months back, titled I WATCHED, but it was about my son rather than my grand children.

Nicely Done, Dick
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 5/11/2012
Fee this is such a sweet poem for a beautiful little granddaughter. You've been missed around here!
Reviewed by Clarence Prince 5/11/2012
May God bless your granddaughter, Felix! Yesterday she was, but today she is!



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