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My Son Holding His Son

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My Son Holding His Son

I see my son hold his son
And a smile comes to my face
It seems like only yesterday
I was standing in his place

That boy I taught to play baseball
Has a boy now of his own
Somewhere rounding third to score
My little boy has grown

I held his hand in the emergency room
Getting stitches in his head
And here I watch him hold his child
He is the Daddy now instead

I wonder if I prepared him well
To do a better job than I
I know he feels the love I felt
By that twinkle in his eye

I see my son hold his son
And I am as proud as proud can be
I hope his son is good for him
Like he has been good for me

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  1. Date: 5/14/2014 3:15:00 PM
    Hi Joe: A unique poem of one generation observing another. I can certainly relate(but with daughters) Great Write!

  1. Date: 5/14/2014 1:04:00 AM
    Very moving. Congrats!

  1. Date: 5/13/2014 9:24:00 PM
    Joe... Nice seeing your poem featured on the poetry soups home page. Always & Forever ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 5/12/2014 8:30:00 PM
    Very touching poem Joe...it brought tears to my eyes....Nicely written with great flow of words :) Ana

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 5:27:00 PM
    This one touched me and made me think about when my son was born and then when my granddaughter was born. Well written! congrats Kim!

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 2:15:00 PM
    Beautifully written Joe.......I love it! Many congrats Grandpa!

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 6:27:00 AM
    So beautiful congratulation grandpa, it is an awesome moment I am sure, I look forward to reading more delightful stories of this grandson, have a great day, hugs vie

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 2:53:00 AM
    So lovely!!!! I have to wait for many years to have a grand child my eldest is only 14, hah! I wish i could have one....^_^

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 12:13:00 AM
    BIG congrats on the birth of your grandson!! Blessings, Rhonda