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All About Nine

After my youngest brother, we were family of nine,
my mama and daddy, five boys and two girls.
I thought I would have those loving folks forever
until they started leaving.  Now only Sis and I
survive with all the memories of that strong family.
I have children and grandchildren whom I deeply love.
but they don't share the memories of long ago.
I'd like to be transported back to that family
for just 9 days perhaps, to relive fond memories.

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  1. Date: 1/26/2013 7:45:00 PM
    This is so sad, dear Joyce. God bless you and your sister. Congrats on your win in Tracie's contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Joyce - XXX Ralph

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:52:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 10:04:00 AM
    Joyce , :-) CONGRATULATIONS on a poem well done. Nice nice nine lines in Tracie's :-) " #9 " awesome contest... love always ~PD

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 8:36:00 PM
    Congratulations on your big win my dear friend, Joyce! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 7:58:00 AM
    nice one, joyce! i think it would be great to be transported to childhood, but i'd be content with just one day...