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Granny's Paradise

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Granny's Paradise

Each summer after school let out
I’d travel far away
To spend two weeks at Granny’s house
oh how we both would play

My Granny had a secret place
She often shared with me
A garden that turned fantasy                        
Into reality

So magical and wonderful
my Grannie’s paradise
A garden that would come alive   
and catch me by surprise  

Each day it seemed the garden changed
new blossom’s would appear
My Granny would delight in this
sometimes I’d see a deer!

We’d walk along the garden trail
her stories came to life
Sometimes I saw the characters
they smiled as we walked by 

Her heart was filled with melody
I loved to hold her hand
A gentle soul so full of love
I was her little man

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  1. Date: 9/4/2012 3:29:00 AM
    Very nice tender poem, good job

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 9:43:00 PM
    This poem is so full of joy and remembrance, grandmother's have a special place in a young man's heart, now I know where you get your tenderness from, sending you blessings, Jon, vie