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Dear son

Too big for his britches, too small for his cap
Just the right size for mama's lap
He keeps me in stitches, the things he will say
"Oh let him stay little", I repeatedly pray
A little firecracker with ***** to spare
He walks in the house and strips down bare
Not a single piece of clothing, not even a sock
Demands to be naked, stubborn as a rock 
Bath time is the best if you'r ready for some fun
Not a dry spot on the wall by the time he is done
There is something about that boy that tugs at my heart
An emptiness inside, when we are apart 
His little blonde curls and sweet little face
A perfect little person, thanks to God's glory and grace
I love that he needs me and doesn't want me to leave
Lord knows I need him too, more than I need to breathe

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 4/9/2015 8:06:00 AM
Love this great poem. It so expresses my own view of my son Justin, except he never likes to strip off his clothes. Great write, great rhyme and very smooth flow. A7 and adding this gem to my fav list here.
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Date: 3/31/2015 10:38:00 PM
A sweet poem, Anna, and one I can relate to...my oldest son is 7 and my little one is 22 months. Times goes by so fast, and I try to enjoy every minute with them...hugs, Rhonda
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Date: 3/12/2015 2:10:00 PM
My grandson is nearly 8 months old and starting to show that spunk and stubbornness. The bathroom walls are starting to get splashed. I can relate to this poem. Every element describes my feelings about my grandson. Well done.
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Date: 3/12/2015 1:32:00 PM
Simply charming - This made me laugh out loud - enjoy his whilst he is little - they grow up all too fast:-) Hugs Jan xx a 7 from me xx
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Anna Hopper
Date: 3/12/2015 1:42:00 PM
Thanks! I am soaking up every minute!
Date: 3/12/2015 1:32:00 PM
Such a sweet picture of your little boy, Anna! I can easily picture the scenes you wrote in my mind. Love, Kim
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Anna Hopper
Date: 3/12/2015 1:42:00 PM
He is the epitome of sweetness! Thank you!