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Precious Descendants

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Poet's Notes

This poem is a metaphor about my children in the meaning of their
names and of their parent and grandmother. My older children taught
my youngest daughter who they adored. It is also about the appreciation
and wisdom they have learned from their grandmother. It is about their
connection to this wonderful earth.

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Precious Descendants

Oh white wave
Mistress of the sea,
And you, bright fame
Of the island;

Together you teach
The one who is like God;
A heavenly flower
That blooms with your touch.

Protected under the
Wings of constancy
Rejoice, for your
Grandmother is a Pearl;

Cloaked in iridescent white,
Layers upon layers,
She shines in her
Wealth of wisdom.

Connie Marcum Wong

Copyright © Connie Marcum Wong

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  1. Date: 10/31/2013 8:12:00 AM
    Such beautiful thoughts and fashioned into a poem to give them life. Wonderful way to start my day.Be happy Connie------Michael

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 2:52:00 PM
    cute ,, I wrote one called Pearl ;}

  1. Date: 5/17/2013 9:56:00 AM
    Yep! A pearl from the islands. Enjoyed. Love, daver

  1. Date: 5/7/2013 4:20:00 PM
    Interesting style, and luv the title and also welcome to Poetry Soup Life Time membership.

  1. Date: 5/4/2013 9:24:00 PM
    Soooo beautiful, Connie. It takes the breath away like the ocean breeze!

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 10:13:00 AM
    wow, your grandmother is a pearl and what follows after that. PUre poetry!!

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 7:39:00 AM
    I'm glad I read the comment below...this is a beautiful poem...but knowing the inspiration makes it more so...the wisdom and nurturing of family is something so important for a full life...I am blessed.

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 1:51:00 PM
    Soup mail Connie, thanks so much for always being so supportive, Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 9:54:00 AM
    Nice reflection of wisdom. Enjoyed a lot. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 7:11:00 AM
    exquisite picture of a gem upon which dreamy, reflective thoughts take flight.. lovely, connie.. thanks for your speacial greetings!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 12:08:00 AM
    Lovely Lotus This is so beautiful and has the aura of the islands and the sea. So happy you liked my Naming Fish poem. I promise I will post it soon on PFT. Thanks for all your years of Friendship. love, Suz

  1. Date: 4/30/2013 6:18:00 PM
    A mystically unique poem which seems to have a deep profound meaning.

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 4/30/2013 9:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are correct. The poem eludes to the meaning of my children's names and mine and their grandmother, whose name is Margaret. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Margaret is "pearl". My daughter. Jennifer Marie, son Robert Lyle and youngest daughter Michelle Leilani. Thank you Debra. Read more at
  1. Date: 4/30/2013 5:25:00 PM
    A beautiful poem that evokes the wisdom of the sea, xxx