Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Hank LeGrand, iAlexander Goldstein, iLinda Frank, iOdin Roark, iAmy Sellers, iAllen Smith, iDiana Perkins, i

  Home > Family > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Vicky Bowker Jeter

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 108 Titles
· 629 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Before 2003

Vicky Bowker Jeter, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Past And Future King
by Warren Mueller

If You Liked The Lord Of The Rings, You’ll Love This Journey Into A World of Elves, Orcs, Wizards, Trolls & Fairies The Past And Future King is the first book of..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Books by Vicky Bowker Jeter
I Should Smile
by Vicky Bowker Jeter
Monday, November 27, 2006
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Vicky Bowker Jeter
•  She Knew What She Knew
•  A Brighter Day
•  The Day Dana Says, I Do.
•  From Canadian Crutches to Independence
•  Turn Away Gently
           >> View all 76

A Poem Customized as a Gift from the Thoughts and Memories of a Father to his Son. This young man is also my Nephew.

November 20, 2006

You are my oldest son, Aaron,
26 today.
And my, oh my,
what a pleasure to say
it inspires me to kick back
and reflect for a while
on all my memories with you. . .
Well, I should smile!

Remember Yosemite
with our family and Wayne's--
There was Michael and Jocelyn,
Eric, Ariel and Lorraine.
(And you and me, of course.)
You each had totem T-shirts:
Your Eagle, Ariel's Bear, Eric's Dome.
We razzed Eric about his "butch"
all the way home. Dome, Dome, Dome.
Well, I should smile.

Remember the Circus--
all the neighborhood piled in
to our blue truck and camper
for a whirlwind spin.
And in a day of delights
among the brightest to be
was the little girl named Malea,
singing, "Cody, Cody, Cody."
Well, I should smile.

Remember Tom and Rose's
and Bully Boy Bart--
You, Eric, Zack Willie and Ariel
were all taking part.
That little Bully Boy
was sucking up bottles
as fast as he could possibly swallow!
Well, I should smile.

Remember, too, son
as your life moves along,
build proud and cherrished memories.
One day you will pass them
to family and friends
much like my dad did for me.
Well, my beamish boy, I should smile!

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Mr. Lauren Bowker (Reader) 2/28/2007
Well, I as the Father do smile. This poem was made from 3 pictures and a synopsis of cherished memories. My sister Victoria Jeter validated her poetry skills when she wrote this and we read poems to the 2 Brothers for their Birthdays. A special familial bond was achieved. Who? Ha!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/28/2006
Your motherly smile is beaming here, Vicky.
Popular Poetry (Family)
  1.  My family tree is but a single branch…
  2.  Dementia
  3.  daddy dearest
  4.  Can You Hear Me Now?
  5.  ELF # 1
  6.  Further about me brother from another moth
  7.  Mother - What Would We Do Without You?
  8.  A Loving Home
  9.  A New Year's Resolution - Smile!
  10.  Happy Birthday daddy

Alec [Alexander Trilogy Book One] by Stan Law (aka Stanislaw Kapuscinski)

This is a story about a family of three wherein all members fulfill their dreams in different,sometimes amazing, ways...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.