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  New Life
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Friday, May 28, 2010
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I never thought I'd be a good grandma.


New Life

Visiting the grandkids, now that they're little people,

Not just babies who goo and gah, but talking up a storm,

Is like opening a book about the world,

And reading for the first time,

What makes me laugh,

What makes me think,

And what wonder can be found

In a dandelion,

A frog,

Or the spray of water from a hose.

I really didn't know how much I'd love

The sweet hugs and running races

Walking backwards or jumping over cracks,

Or lying down to hear the water trickle in the brook.

Such a lovely way to spend a day,

As long as they tuck me in early to get ready

For the next.  Night, night, Grandma!




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Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
Oh, Eileen, this is so very beautiful....how wonderful to experience the world through the eyes of a child. This goes into my library!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Sweet write, Eileen. Thanks for sharing. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Nicole Weaver
Eileen,
Your poem makes me want to be a grandma, but I am afraid I have a few years before that can happen. Very sweet poem with lots of great imagery. Thanks for sharing.
Nicole
Reviewed by JMS Bell
AN ABSOLUTE GEM! I LOVE IT. THE SENTIMENT AND REALITY IS JUST MARVELOUS. GREAT WORK...ENJOYED. THANKS FOR SHARING AND GOD BLESS. LOVE, JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler
Awe. Good on ya. J'nia
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
What? No snake hunts?
Reviewed by Felix Perry
YES being a grandparent is truly the reward for all we do in life...so easy to identify with this as the grandfather of four.
fee
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
A n d you get to spoil 'em !! Go home after & put your feet up!!

G r e a t, aren't they?~!-?

You are obviously a great grandma. When the grandbabies have babies, you'll already be a great great grandm !! (I make 'em call me
"GREAT Glamma." ;0)

Treasure Every Moment. They go by so fast.

xOx Phyllis xOx
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