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It Was Just

It was just the other day when you were born 
When your father cut the umbilical cord
when I heard your first cry
When I held you in my arms for the first time to feed you
When I heard your first burp
When I laid you on my chest to sing you to sleep
When I brushed your long brown curly hair
When I changed your first diaper
Time has past and memories have been formed to have me realize that time has flown by
You are about graduate high school
You have learned to keep positive friends
You have chosen to surrender your life to Christ 
You have joined the choir without me even asking if you wanted to
You have decided not be the average teenager but take the challenge of studying Chinese
You have decided to keep your virginity even though it's not the popular thing to do
watching all of these transitions before my eyes leaves me with gratification that GOD saw fit for me to experience all of these wonderful stages of your life and to that I say THANK YOU GOD may you see favor upon me for me to see this wonderful gift obtain a carrier that she desires, see her walk down the isle with a God fearing man and allow me to become a grandmother with your blessings IF IT IS YOUR WILL

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  1. Date: 9/10/2012 5:44:00 PM
    You are truly blessed, Patricia! A lovely tribute to your daughter. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 10:45:00 AM
    Very good poem - they grow too quickly :) :) :) ... - Have a exciting new week. - Oxox love Anne-Lise :)

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    Date: 9/10/2012 11:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you it's so wonderful be able to express in words what I don't take for granted and others may stop and realize after reading this they won't either. Have a wonderful week as well!