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My granddaughter's name is Mahala
She plays with lots of great stamina
We run here and there
We play everywhere
Pretending to be a tarantula

© 2013 Rick Zablocki

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  1. Date: 4/8/2013 5:42:00 PM
    I love her name Mahala. Where are you from to be using that name? It is a name i had picked as a favorite of mine in case I'd ever had lots of daughters.

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 3:35:00 AM
    :-) Mahala means "free" in one of our African languages. Nice limerick, Rick. Thank you for visiting my string haiku (The Hike) - I had reposted it by request from a fellow poet. Love, Su