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Our Jakob

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Our Jakob

Our Jakob

I’ll tell you a little story
About a little boy, I know
He has a mind at ten years old
That has a kind of glow
That says, “this boy’s intelligent”
He’s got something to say
He glows with curiosity
And learns more every day.

He has this sense of fairness
He’ll never let you down
And with his sense of humour
Each time he sees you frown
He’ll put a smile back on your face 
We love him oh, so much
This boy, he has a way with him
A kind of magic touch.

He be my one time only friend
He’s only ten years old 
And yet he has a heart so big
And made of purest gold
No matter where this boy goes to
My heart, it will go with him
I guess I’ll love my grandson Jake
Until my light grows dim.

30 July 2013 @ 1757hrs.






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  1. Date: 7/31/2013 4:56:00 PM
    Ah yes them Grandsons hey , i have 2 and one more, she says shes a boy too.(his karma) ..Good one Peter ole mate

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/31/2013 10:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks buddy...I've got seven of them, it don't half get expensive at Christmas LOl...Peter
  1. Date: 7/31/2013 2:32:00 PM
    Awww. so sweet. I like how you nicname him Jake. My stepdad's name was Eldon but for some reason every one called him Jake! I love my Hyrum grandson the way you speak of Jakob.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/31/2013 2:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Andrea. thanks a heap for your comments; I am Jakes Grandad, but I also act as his father, so we have an extremely close relationship, I would do anything for him...Peter