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A Special Camping Trip




                                      - I am brave and big boy
                                      - Can I go camping
                                      - Adrian my smallest  grandchild
                                      - I can do it myself
                                      - Where are you going 
                                      - Not very far
                                      - In the garden at great grandmother
                                      - Great grandmother is dead my little friend
                                      - Yes, I know
                                      - The place that she has her gravestone
                                         there will I set up my tent
                                      - At night, I would tell her that I still miss her




          - A true small story ....... Children have many beautiful thoughts and question
                                - However, there became no camping



14,07,2013
A-L  Andresen :)

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  1. Date: 3/9/2014 7:59:00 PM

    Hi Anne-Lise, Children do have such a simplistic and wonderful way of looking at things. Many people wonder why we have to grow up. I wonder that myself sometimes. How wonderful it is to listen to children. I really Loved this story. Know matter what you write you do it in a gentle way, this piece is no exception. The whole piece in itself was wonderful. It was a delight to read this evening. Long may your pen run gold my friend. Have a good day. Catch you later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 3/10/2014 4:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Mike. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 11:13:00 PM

    It is definitely good to see things from a child's perspective sometimes because I believe that as we get older we tend to over complicate things and children just seem to make thing simpler. Beautiful story thanks for sharing.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 10/14/2013 3:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thanks for the nice visit and your comments, Timothy. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 9/4/2013 10:29:00 PM

    You are so gifted with the lovely words of innosence.. love your poem :)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 9/5/2013 2:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thanks for the nice visit and your comments, Karen. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/28/2013 4:15:00 PM

    Cildren think of the world in such a beautiful way! Sweet poem! -Heather

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/30/2013 9:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thanks for the nice visit and your comments, Heather. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/25/2013 12:51:00 PM

    That is so sweet and touching. Betty

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/25/2013 12:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thanks for your comments and your visit, Betty. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/18/2013 6:48:00 AM

    Great story my dear.Loved it!

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/18/2013 6:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Mustapha. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/18/2013 3:16:00 AM

    a very loving boy...very cute story friend Anne Lise :) thanks for sharing this..Have a blessed day!!! Hugs, Maria

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/18/2013 3:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Maria. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/17/2013 8:52:00 PM

    This is cute and kids do say things that make us smile. It shows how much he thought about grandma that he wanted to tent by her. Precious. love phyl

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/18/2013 3:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Phyllis. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/17/2013 10:07:00 AM

    A great story. I really like the "dialogue." It may seem odd, but I really like graveyards. I spent a lot of time in one after my father's death. I even learned to drive there. It's difficult to hit anyone in a cemetery... Jack

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/17/2013 10:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - It is not allowed to drive on Norwegian graveyards ... no camping either....lol... - Thank you for reading my small story Jack. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/17/2013 9:56:00 AM

    Oh! what a story. Children are fearless, full of imagination. The last line is very powerful. Entire episode is based on his tremendous love for the grand mother. touchy. thanks for sharing your experience. And tahnk you for your lovely comments

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/17/2013 9:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    .... Great grandmother. - Thank you for reading my small story Manel. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/17/2013 8:49:00 AM

    What a tender little story. I can picture it so well.......what a sweet child this is!

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/17/2013 9:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Carrie.- Yes, he is very sweet !!! - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/17/2013 7:08:00 AM

    a touching write Anne.....best wishes

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/17/2013 7:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Joseph. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 11:42:00 AM

    I find this very angelic as well..very special...

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/16/2013 11:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Donna. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 8:58:00 AM

    have a great day, anne!..:) huggs

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/16/2013 10:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ... the same to you, Nette......:) huggs
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 7:29:00 AM

    Children are God's angels placed on the earth to keep reminding us adults our precious life is. This is beautiful Anne, kids are so precious and special. Thanks for stopping by my poetry as well luv. Wishing you and Arild and beautiful day. Love to you both, love Gail PS: My son is doing alright, but he decided to get off his medication. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/16/2013 8:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Hope it goes well with him !!!! <3 <3 <3 - Thank you for reading my small story my friend Gail. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 5:59:00 AM

    This warms our hearts my dear Anne Lise. A lovely write so well expressed... hugs, Jack xoxox

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/16/2013 6:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Jack. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 3:19:00 AM

    This is a real gem Anne...I have twin great-grandsons...Once when they were around 5 yrs old and my wife was still alive, she unknowingly had a rip in the rear of her jeans...James walked over to her when she was cooking, tugged on her shirt and whispered "Maw-maw, your pants are broke"...Priceless - Tim

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/16/2013 3:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    .... lol...yes, they are sweet ! - Thank you for reading my small story my friend Tim. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 2:03:00 AM

    How sweet, Anne Lise...How sweet. We can learn so much from the simplicity of a child...HUGS

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/16/2013 3:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story my friend Eileen. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 1:18:00 PM

    Hi Anne Lise thanks for this story, children are a blessing ndoubt, all the best Poetowen

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 1:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story my friend Owen. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 11:52:00 AM

    Very heartfelt poem wonderfully worded. Little children have curiosity always. Loved this poem much and much. Loved always, bl

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 11:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story bl. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 11:28:00 AM

    This is very touching and heartfelt. The little children say things without malice. Thanks for sharing..... Lucilla

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 11:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Lucilla. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 11:05:00 AM

    A wonderful story, how the innocence of a child can often be the most inspiring of all, alas I would not let Luke anywhere near any graveyard, or at the very least check he hadn't packed a shovel :)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 11:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    .....lol... !!!!!!! - Thank you for reading my small story Gary. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 10:30:00 AM

    This is a very beautiful and touching poem my dear friend Anne Lise! I love it. Yes, children most of the time have great & amazing thoughts. They're really adorable. Thank you so much for sharing! I so much enjoyed. Big big hugs to you! love lots, Leonora

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 10:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Leonora. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 10:22:00 AM

    OMG! This was extremely heartwarming. I am flat stunned.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 10:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Drake. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 9:53:00 AM

    Camping with grandmother - children are great. Thanks for reading my stuff. Love, daver

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 10:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ....no, not camping with Grandma .....- Thanks for your visit Daver. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 9:24:00 AM

    sentimental and gracious in its poetic progression, anne.... our family used to stay overnight in my grandma and dad's grave... moving me no end.; simply endearing... have a great monday with huggs!.:.)

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Nette. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 8:42:00 AM

    Touching write... It'll echo in my mind...

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Carol. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/15/2013 7:23:00 AM

    'Out of the mouth of babes oft times come gems.' They certaintly say remarkable and insightful things. Anne thank you for sharing this incredible narrative poem. I so enjoyed reading it this morning. Warm Smiles, Connie

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 7:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Connie. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/14/2013 10:49:00 PM

    Anne this is brilliant. So touching and deep. Yes children indeed have some amazing thoughts.

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 3:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Tahera. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 7/14/2013 8:42:00 PM

    This is another brilliant poem by you my friend! I really loved reading this tremendous write this evening! What a glorious, sentimental piece, Great Work!!

    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 7/15/2013 3:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Thank you for reading my small story Russell. - I thank Adrian for his "golden nuggets" - He always gives me pleasure. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
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