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Love, Dad
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Begin skin

cover pin

spoon mush

no hush

walk floor

need more

hour past

sleep fast

noise wakes

house shakes

skin again

cover pin

spoon mush

no hush

rock on

sanity gone

big fuss


play pen

skin again

cover pin

no win

cry again

spoon fed

crib bed

electric rocker

tic tocker

fast asleep

joy weep

I remember!

Love, Dad.



To daughter Amy,

anticipating my





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Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 7/24/2003
I laughed real hard at this one L. seems like we were on the same page with this parent thing. funny and good luck. G
Reviewed by nevine Al Seidi (Reader) 7/24/2003
Leland, you have a different mind - a genius
of diabolic dimension.. Why do you remind me of the Kafkas and the Nietzches of the world?
Enjoyed the IQ behind this!
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 7/23/2003
This poem is
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/23/2003
How lovely granddad!;-)Make sure you keep this for her!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/23/2003
This is soooooo cute! Great Write!
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 7/23/2003
Awwwww this is cleverly crafted Leland, the wheel of life and love spins on!!!!
Reviewed by Linda Hill 7/23/2003
How well we remember, my friend.
Congradulations on the little one..
She will win your heart!

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/23/2003
This is sooo sweet Leland!!

Pst!! Still reading "bear 5"...will come back to you on that one soon....geez 21 pages.......bedtime story.....busy eating tha troat......and time for "Music appreciation"...catch you tomorrow!!

Tsk Tsk!!

Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 7/23/2003
Leland,,,it will be a wonderful experience, one you will cherish forever. And as true as it is, we never forget all those 2am feedings and changes! ~SH~
Reviewed by Alexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations 7/23/2003
This continuum is never forgotten... and many years later, ends up being longed for again! Sweet, wonderful piece, Leland... sweet, wonderful grandfather you're going to be, indeed!
Reviewed by Julie Donner Andersen 7/23/2003
If only ALL fathers were this sentimental and goodhearted. Bless you "Grandpa" Leland!
Reviewed by Sandi Sparks (Reader) 7/23/2003
So sweet! This will be a treasure.

Reviewed by Christine Morell 7/23/2003
I love it! This is gorgeous Leland.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/23/2003
(((leland))) adorable, this write

and i bet you're gonna spoil her rotten...good on you!


(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 7/23/2003
Aw, you big ole softie, ya.

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