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Grandma's Bench

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Grandma's Bench



Each day her world was getting smaller
But still to this bench she made her way
To enjoy the park, the pond, and the ducks
and watch young children that came to play

Her bench became a gathering place
Life stories told and babies kissed
They all enjoyed her wise company
Her sweet face will sorely be missed.

They still gather at that bench
And daily life goes on as before
But they still remember "grandma"
A lady they had come to adore...



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  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:54:00 PM
    I see Susan loves the grandma poems on this theme, and who can blame her, Yours and the one above yours were both on grandmas and so wonderful to read!! Congrats again, Barbara.

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 10:14:00 PM
    Barbara, stopping by to say hi, and wish you an early Happy Easter, just in case I don't have time to stop by in the next few days. take care and have yourself a good one~ Always & Forever *LINDA"

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 6:58:00 AM
    Wonderful Barbara--congrats on your top 3!

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 3:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Barbara xx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 7:51:00 PM
    Congrats Barbara on your win xxx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:09:00 PM
    Lovely Barbara ....congratulations.....Donna

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 2:28:00 PM
    Very nice! This could be the sequel to Joyce Johnson's bench poem. Congratulations on your fine win!

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 2:07:00 PM
    Love this Barbara. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:28:00 PM
    I like your Grandm Bench. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 8:56:00 PM
    This gave me inspiration.....! I haven't written a bench poem.......but you reminded me that the little cobbler's bench (presently in a corner of my kitchen) was my Grandma's....it has a lift seat storage area....and she kept toys for me at her house when I was a little girl. Your poem took my mind back to then! :)

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 3:29:00 AM
    It's as gorgeous photography! - I wish you good luck in contest! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 11:04:00 PM
    My Dearest Most Only beLOVEd, Barbara Jean, Congratulations as I believe, this is the third Bench POEM I have read tonight so I'm assuming its for a contest A fine Tributes to "Grandma(s)" I miss YOU I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 3:38:00 PM
    Sweet way to do the theme. I really enjoyed reading this one!

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 3:38:00 PM
    nicely penned - enjoyed =)

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 12:58:00 PM
    A very sweet story and poem...good luck....Donna