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Family Farm - Passing It On

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Family Farm - Passing It On

Grandfather never dreamed of taking help from anyone.
Grandma was always there at his side, from the crack of dawn.
They were laid to rest together, where they chose to lay,
never thinking the farm would end this way.

Daddy was never one for taking help from anyone.
Mama was proud to be at his side, on the family farm.
They were laid to rest together, where they chose to be,
leaving the family farm to you and me.

Father to son. And son to son.
But keep it passing on.
Working a dream when hope was gone,
but keep it passing on.
Grandfather's here, and Daddy is here,
they kept it passing on,
now we hear the auctioneer
passing it on.
© Ron Wilson aka Vee Bdosa the Doylestown Poet

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  1. Date: 3/10/2013 4:13:00 PM
    I like it! My mother talks quite a bit about her parents. No they weren't farmers. My grandfather worked the mines. My mother have never lost respect for them. Thanks for the read