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Jessica
by Jack R Roberts

Monday, October 28, 2002

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Still vivid in my mind, as if it were only yesterday,
I watched as in my wife’s arms my newborn daughter lay.
If I had to describe her then in some certain way,
Pretty, pink and perfect is all that I would say.

The little girl that we had hoped for on that day came to be,
A precious gift from God was given to her mom and me.
He gave to us her brother it was just the year before,
Now the Lord had blessed us once again and gave us even more.

My mind is full of memories of the years in which she grew,
Her hair of blond would shine and her blue eyes would sparkle too.
Banana curls would fall from the blond hair upon her head,
But as my girl grew older that hair of blond would turn to red.

I cherish every hug and kiss that from her I would get,
And now she’s grown but those hugs and kisses I get yet.
She’s been such a blessing to my life, is the least that I can say,
And my eyes first fell upon her, twenty years ago today.

Happy Birthday Jessica
Love Dad

Jack Roberts – October 28 2002


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Reviewed by Victor Jensen 11/8/2002
Beautiful, your daughter has much to be proud of. - Vic
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 10/28/2002
your daughter is lucky :-)
Reviewed by Vicky Jeter 10/28/2002
Jack,
Happy Birthday to your beautiful girl!
Was facinated to see the Smoke was instrumental in your inspiration to write.
She inspires me, too. These kinds of connections are my most precious fulfillment in all this. Love Vicky
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 10/28/2002
Jack, this was so touchng. a wonderful tribute to your "little girl"
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 10/28/2002
Jack, A beautiful Birthday poem for a daughter that all can tell how much you truly love. Happy Birthday Jessica, You have to be a very special young Lady,,,Great write Jack! Lisa
Reviewed by Betty Rickard 10/28/2002
Jack,
What a present you have given to your daughter with this write...She will always treasure it...A poem written from her father's heart and soul filled with so much love it pours out of this write for her..HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESSICA..I hope all your wishes come true..Jack, Excellent write!
God bless,
Betty
Reviewed by Josephine Bohen 10/28/2002
wonderfully done!!
best wishes for you all
josie
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 10/28/2002
Very heart warming and lovely write...
Happy Birthday blessings to your daughter!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 10/28/2002
Jack this is beautiful
and so precious a write.
Thanks for sharing it.. wonderful dedication ...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/28/2002
lovely tribute to jessica! jessica, happy birthday to you; you are blessed to have such a caring father! love, your friend, karen lynn. (((((HUGS))))) to you, jack, and to you, jessica!! :)
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