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This poem is my memory of our old home and my family. Share your thoughts on this. 


Together we were a family of seven
Mother, Father and us five
Our eldest sister was just eleven 
As  we buzzed about our hive!

Every Sunday was same as such,
And the day began at just past six,
Coffee, Studies, bath and lunch
Family time and friends to mix! 

Father’s  earnings was all we had
To meet the needs of all the seven
Thanks to the love of mum and dad
Home for us was second heaven!

A small house could keep us glad
With a tiny little kitchen
A room alone for mum and dad
And the rest for us kittens

It was I recall, on a festive day
When we were sat for dinner
Dad said he had something to say
That would be with us for ever”

“What we have today is quite special,
The wealth of us being together”
“family and love is most vital”
This you must always remember!”

Decades since, those spoken words 
Have echoed ever so true 
We all live in wealthy abodes
But family meetings are few!

That little house had more charm
Than all the earnings of today
Our family love was ever so warm
That I could give all this away!!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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Date: 11/19/2019 1:55:00 PM
A FAV for me. Just love the way you did this one. Saw a show on Amsterdam beautiful. Write-on! Panagiota
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 11/19/2019 3:25:00 PM
Thanks Panagiota. Does this ring true for you and your family?
Date: 11/17/2019 2:54:00 PM
Sentimental and beautiful... Your dad was right it's not wealth that is important it is love and family..
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Date: 11/17/2019 3:02:00 PM
Thank you. This poem has touched everyone in my family. Dad was very close to us. We are planning a big get together with my Mum who is 88!