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Love Never Fades

There's a little history to this particular poem. I know I wrote it when I was 11 or 12 years old. I wrote it for my Grandma Dorabel, who is today 90 years old. I also wrote it for my uncle John who had been taking care of her at the time; I didn't want to leave him out so I put on the letter: For Grandma Dee and Uncle John! I wrote this short little poem along with a drawing of a cat and some flowers. However, I actually never sent the picture to her! My parents and I must have forgotten to send! To me that was unacceptable! I thought to myself today when I found the picture, I must send it now! The picture is now on its way to her, so I am happy she will at last receive it. 

---------------------------- You can send me a bouquet of flowers, You can order me a box of chocolates, You can buy me a fancy outfit, But flowers don't last, Chocolates eventually disappear, Outfits get out of style, Yet Love never fades, And it's the most precious gift of all

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  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:20:00 AM
    Lovely poem and very true. Best wishes Linda x

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 7:03:00 PM
    so true,,,,, love never fades ;} glad you like my Hollow Bones, mu g-daughter thought it was pretty cool I posted her words ;}

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 11:16:00 PM
    Truly they will love it. :o) I did..

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 5:46:00 PM
    That's a beautiful story. It's also an indication that you are a prodigy. I really like the things you say and do. Your comment is highly appreciated. David is a fine poet and person in his own right. I really wish him well.

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 4:26:00 PM
    wow, for that young age, you wrote an excellent poem full of wise meaning for those two. Loved this! how cool she will be getting your message finally after all these years.

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 9:55:00 PM
    An abundant truth here. Excellent!

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 8:42:00 PM
    Oh Laura, this is so so sweet! You made this old guy's day... loved it! Love and hugs, Jack xoxox

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 6:24:00 PM
    Great story. Glad you found the poem. And the lesson of a twelve year old still holds true today. This is timeless. thank you , Kilmer