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Sun of my Son

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Sun of my Son

I see in your precious smile
An endless road, 
Perhaps infinite,
With a wide eyed innocence 
That journey’s beyond 
What sight can see.
Contentment fills your face 
As vivid as a rainbow’s arc 
Through fine mist
Ever hinting of a loftier place--
A sacred place that dwells within.
My gaze falls upon a mature soul
Still nurtured in the bud of youth,
Who retains a wisdom of many lifetimes.
Your gentle guidance inspires your
Parents to reach for the unattainable.
I remain awestruck 
By your radiating aura
As it intermingles with mine, 
Leaving me exalted in knowing 
You are a gift divine.


*Dedicated to my two year old Grandson Brody

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  1. Date: 10/11/2012 2:04:00 AM
    This is so lovely my dear friend, Connie. I am glad i read this today. Thank you so much for sharing! Have a wonderful day always! love, Leonora

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 12:05:00 PM
    Impressive. An beautiful array of word usage. A thought and intelligently written poem. Thanks for your comments as well.

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 1:41:00 PM
    This is truly awesome Connie. It speaks of the love of a mother for her child and all the hope and beauty she sees in him. Before you have children you don't really think about the important aspects of life but once you hold that little bundle for the first time you want to be all that you can be for him or her. Great stuff. God Bless, JB

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 3/27/2012 2:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes, my daughter in law has found this to be true after giving birth to my grandson whom this poem is about. Mahalo
  1. Date: 3/17/2012 5:52:00 PM
    Sooo much love to Brody from grandmum, love it Connie. - Have a lovely weekend ! - oxox hugs (to BRODY)from :) Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 10:55:00 AM
    What a lovely deication to your grandson, Connie. It's so nice to read your work again. I am among those who believe we learn and grow through many incarnations. Those whose growth is nearly complete are often referred to as "old souls." Having such a precious grandson must give you much comfort. Love and blessings, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/27/2012 10:06:00 PM
    Wow, Connie! What a wonderful dedication to your grandson...got me a little misty-eyed there! Every line is a true gem. As grandparents,our job is to spoil them rotten and then promptly send them home to their parents when they get too rowdy...we got it made don't we? As always, thanks for your very kind comments and support - Tim

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 6:22:00 AM
    wonderful dedication, Connie, enjoyed reading this poem. harry

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 8:43:00 AM
    I am stopping by to thank you so much for your kind comments on my poetry. I enjoyed reading yours today. Have a wonderful day and please continue sharing your amazing poetry Connie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 8:44:00 PM
    Connie-This is so fantastic-love "still nutured in the bud of youth"! Love the title too :) I've always said I'd have kids if I could skip right to the grandkids! I've heard that when it's fun :)

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 2/18/2012 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It is....you get to do all the fun things with them and you don't have to be the bad guy. You can spoil them with gifts and your children can't complain because they know you won't be around forever. It is the best of times. Mahalo for your comment.
  1. Date: 2/18/2012 4:44:00 PM
    I am sure Brody will love thi when he grows up and can read for himself. lovely. Thanks for your congats and fof the time you gave to read my ditties . would you soup me with the meaning od Mahalo( cant;remember the spelling and will get lost if I back track) xx

  1. Date: 2/18/2012 7:37:00 AM
    oh such sweet and loving words Connie.. he must be a treasure to u luv.. ,y three grand babies are so cute and adorable too and I surely miss them much... enjoyed this precious piece my friend.. hope all is well luv..

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 3:25:00 PM
    Can't believe you're old enough to have a grandson but since you do, this is one he will appreciate when he gets older. The little ones have so many challenges today Connie, sounds like you treasure the little guy! :)

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 2:57:00 PM
    Aww, what a sweet piece, Connie. I'm sure Brody will love to read that some day. Many congrats on your wins, my friend : )

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 11:46:00 AM
    ohh, this vivid and charming write is a heartfelt tribute for brody!.. winning wishes if for a contest... :) huggs

  1. Date: 2/16/2012 9:00:00 PM
    A great free verse tribute to your grandson with lots of well penned emotion. I like the line 'As vivid as a rainbow's arc', a very unique way of framing it. Thanks for sharing!

  1. Date: 2/16/2012 5:14:00 PM
    Connie..thank you very much... I have the greatest granddaughter... she makes life look as if I'm the only reson she was born for...lol.. get it.. I love your poem.. Brody is one of my favorite male names... God Bless,..pd

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 2/17/2012 12:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    They make getting out of bed each day a joy, no matter the aching joints. Glad you know this joy too.
  1. Date: 2/16/2012 1:35:00 AM
    Looooooovely! This is so cute, Connie! Ruben. PD: I love the title!

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 10:15:00 PM
    Hey there sweetie so long no hear and 2 rave reviews in 1 night I have to go to bed too but I'm so keyed UP! [in a good way!] lovely verse above so nice to hear from you! Light & love

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 4:50:00 PM
    Great one honoring your grandson and of your love for him..I know that you are enjoying him very much..I am glad that I chose this one to read this eve..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 4:16:00 PM
    You have written a very nice poem for your grandson.

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