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A Warm Welcome to Aimee

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A Warm Welcome to Aimee

I cried along with you when I heard on the phone
Your first cries as you made yourself known
With little fists flying and a voice to be heard
You let everyone know, you would not be deferred.

With angelic eyes and a cute little nose
You were pink and rosy, right down to your toes
Everyone cooing, laughing and yes a tear too
For the new life and blessing on your day of debut.

With a head full of hair the color of fawn
Born in the morning just before dawn
You visited awhile and then went out like a light
An angel needs rest to shine that bright.

So welcome Aimee Michelle, we’ve waited so long
To have you with us; to hear your life song
Never doubt for a moment how much you are loved
You are our blessing that God sent from above.


*To my son who lost a son last year but was blessed last night with a daughter.  I
couldn't be there due to illness so I only got to hear her first cries over the phone.


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  1. Date: 8/5/2012 11:32:00 AM
    Congrads to you and your family! You share it so well and thanks for sharing it. The first sounds of Aimee's life song. I love that part. : )

  1. Date: 11/9/2010 6:57:00 PM
    Lena, I am thrilled with your news of a beautiful addition to your family! hope you are feeling better... what a wonderful tribute poem!...jimbo

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 10:58:00 AM
    Dear Lena: Great poem. This goes 2 prove God answers our prayers. Peace: Sheol