Posts tagged ‘grandchild’

January 21, 2013

May This Prove True For You

by russtowne

One of our Daughters-in-Law is carrying our second grandchild and experiencing terrible Morning (ALL DAY) Sickness.

This poem is a tribute to her for all she is going through to bring a second grandchild into my life.

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January 13, 2013

Silly, Silly Me

by russtowne

He grabbed my hand and yelled, “Come see! Come see!”
And excitedly pointed to our big shade tree.
“Yes I see; it’s a tree” I thoughtlessly said.
With wise young eyes, he sadly shook his head.

“Silly Grandpa, Can’t you see? It’s not just a tree! It’s so much more.
It’s a place to play, to build, to climb, and explore
A secret place to talk, and hide, and pretend we’re spies!”
To make a swing or just about anything!”

Now it was my turn to shake my head, and I said, “Silly, silly me!
Of course! How could I have forgotten! It’s much more than a tree!
The years had blinded these old eyes to all the things a tree can be.
Thank goodness you were here to help me once again see!

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