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Emma's Wonderland

My child has a love of poetry It is rare, for she is only nine. In her bare mind, words are potpourri floating, rhyming by stanza, by line. Holding a book ever so tightly (it relieves the raw ache in her chest), my sweet Emma floats almost nightly carried by puffins in a bird nest. She paints her pictures lying in bed dreaming up puffin activities. Writing what's in the front of her head, one of her common proclivities. Her situation stems from asthma of pet hair and seasonal rebirth. She fancies ease from the miasma, high above noxious coughing on earth. Starting with nursery rhymes at three we have read Silverstein and Dahl both of us memorize easily. Her choice today is Lewis Carroll. My Emma lives in her Wonderland especially with a nebulizer. Her teachers all seem to understand it's “down to earth” math that defies her. August 23, 2021 Sponsor Regina McIntosh Contest Name The One Who Touches My Heart

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Date: 9/14/2021 8:06:00 AM
May you daughter remain in wonderland always and may all her wishes and dreams come true. My best wishes for Emma, her health, her painting and writing. Love the poem, congratulations on your win in Regina’s contest… Belle
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Date: 9/14/2021 8:37:00 AM
thank you, Belle, actually it is my grandson, Jase, who fights asthma (partially b/c of mold in his school). His summers and vacations are better. Wearing masks for COVID has really helped him with asthma. Thanks for your concern, fiction based on fact.
Date: 9/14/2021 4:54:00 AM
A beautiful write on child Emma. Congratulations!
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Date: 9/14/2021 8:38:00 AM
thank you, Christuraj. I always appreciate your commendations.
Date: 9/14/2021 4:41:00 AM
I love this! Beautifully done and such a beautiful soul. God bless you with love, Gina CONGRATS TOO!!!
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Date: 9/14/2021 8:39:00 AM
Thank you, Regina. May God bless you too as He has blessed our entire family through my grandson's asthma. Strangely enough, it has brought out the best in him. Appreciate the placement in your contest very much - thanks.