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Grandpa
Author: Mark Spencer

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Memories of long ago,
When I was still a lad;
Of times we had together,
And all the fun we had.

You taught me to play baseball.
You showed me right and wrong.
Your eyes welled up with joy
When I wrote for you, a song.

You watched me grow to manhood.
I hope I made you proud.
You gave me the confidence
To rise above the crowd.

But then you went to Heaven.
I know that's nature's law.
I wish I could have told you,
You were the best, Grandpa.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Wayfarer (152.163.252.193) -- Monday, June 23 2003, 01:25 am

He knows.

As a grandpa myself, I can tell you, he knew. It isn't hard to see it in a child's face, that he loves you.
Justus Isaiah Richardson (152.163.252.193) -- Wednesday, June 25 2003, 11:18 am

Nice tribute

Wayfarer's right. Your Grandfather knew how you felt.
 
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