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I was so involved in my own life
I never took time to look outside myself
Now with my eyes are open I can enjoy the simple things
I notice the leaves on the tree change and fall
I noticed the clounds as the storm rolled in and then passed
I could enjoy the chrisp wind that blew on my face
Then I closed my eyes and was thankful for who I was today and all my faults because I know I'm not perfect
But at the end of the day I'm perfect in their eyes
                                    MY GRANDCHILDREN

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  1. Date: 8/24/2015 9:13:00 PM
    Well - this is something I can certainly relate with...a very sweet poem...and isn't it true that as we get older, the more we are able to see in everything - maybe it's that old adage that age brings If you can, can read "My Sweet Juliet Rose," I wrote it for a grand-daughters too.

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 7:45:00 AM
    A very well written poem April, You're lucky ..... take care of your "precious gems" - (I have 4 grandchildren) Have a happy weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)