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My Darling Little Granddaughter

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My Darling Little Granddaughter

I thought that meaning in my life had taken its leave
The exuberance of youthfulness blown away by an autumn breeze
I had completed all objectives required of a growing man
Then my darling little granddaughter reached up and held my hand

As my hand engulfed her little one, she looked up into my eyes
There was more for me to give in life I suddenly realized
I was not ready to be put out to pasture and slowly fade away
My darling little granddaughter gave me hope for the coming day

The accomplishments of years gone past meant nothing to this girl
She just needed the hold of a hand she trusts to walk her out into this world
I have much left to live for and much still of me to give
My darling little granddaughter inspired me still to live

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  1. Date: 1/23/2013 6:58:00 PM
    this is beautifully expressed!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 2:24:00 PM
    It's amazing what a grandchild can inspire in you! This is really sweet, Joe. Love, Kim