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Little Yellow Socks

* Written for my daughter, who really does have a precious pair of Little Yellow Socks. Little Yellow Socks by Amy Swanson 12/5/2008 Little yellow socks running down the hall "Slow down with those socks on," I'd yell... too late, the fall! Little yellow socks padding softly late at night climbing up into my lap one more hug, out goes the light. Little yellow socks follow me with squeals of laughter; Oh how she loves to run in them, Begging me to come chase after! Little yellow socks... now not being worn a lot. My little girl is growing up, No longer just a tot. Little yellow socks will be cast aside someday I must guard these precious moments; in my heart, they'll safely stay.

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Date: 3/11/2009 7:28:00 AM
thanks for sharing, memories I recall,
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Date: 2/27/2009 4:04:00 PM
Beautiful imagery you've painted. You made my gray matter giggle! :)
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Date: 2/27/2009 1:29:00 PM
I love poems that you can see the picture the person is drawing. Very precious and lovely write. Congratulation on your feature.
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Date: 2/27/2009 6:32:00 AM
Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week Amy. May you have many more featured. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/26/2009 1:26:00 PM
this is such a wonderful poem..congrats on it bieng featured this week!...love Maryam*
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Date: 2/25/2009 6:37:00 PM
Amy a wonderful poem - simply beautiful - I just wanted to say congratulations on having your poetry featured this week – God Bless, MJ
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Date: 2/24/2009 2:09:00 PM
This is great Amy. We had one child, a boy, now 57 years old. I always wanted a little girl too, a little girl with yellow sox would have been wonderful. Love, daver
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Date: 2/24/2009 11:28:00 AM
Amy, Wonderful poem! I've not had the pleasure of raising a child, but your poem has shown me how much I've missed. Very well written. Congratulations on being featured! ~Trudy~
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Date: 2/24/2009 10:11:00 AM
Amy, your featured poem expresses a Mom's heart with tender feelings and foresight. It makes me remember my girls... Time moves on, but we keep the memories, Love, Bridget
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Date: 2/24/2009 4:59:00 AM
Enjoy each moment, Amy. They grow much too quickly. Congratulations on "Little Yellow Socks" being featured. Vince
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Date: 2/23/2009 5:07:00 PM
Too precious. Warmest congrats Amy on your beautiful featured write. Love, Shar
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Date: 2/23/2009 12:37:00 AM
Congrats on your feature this week Amy Rgds Brian
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Date: 2/22/2009 10:25:00 PM
wonderful write! and very sweet! ~ Arany
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Date: 2/22/2009 5:15:00 PM
Congrats on being featured this week.
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Date: 12/8/2008 2:31:00 PM
Be sure to keep the yellow socks...and the memories. Myrna Gonyon
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Date: 12/6/2008 9:06:00 AM
Oh so very true. They grow up too darned fast! My children were toddlers yesterday, I swear, but now they're suddenly almost 18 and 15! *sniffle* Where did the time go? Wonderful poem that tugs at my heart with those "little yellow socks"... ~Juliane
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Date: 12/6/2008 6:58:00 AM
So, so true... These days pass in the blink of an eye. Enjoy your children while they still are children, because it's over so fast. This poem is excellent. I love the repetition, the cadence flows perfectly, and the subject matter dear to any parent's heart. Thanks for sharing. Please read my "I Don't Want"... kind of along the same subject matter; you may enjoy. TOM
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Date: 12/5/2008 6:21:00 PM
That was very sweet. Continue to cherish such memories.
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Date: 12/5/2008 5:32:00 PM
A sweet poem about a sweet little girl in yellow socks!! My little grandson always tells me that his favorite color is "lellow"....seems to have trouble with the y's! I love poems like these!! :) they make me happy! ~ Love, Carrie
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Date: 12/5/2008 5:12:00 PM
This is just wonderful. Time slides by so quickly and we try to grasp selfishly to each memory. Every mother here will love this. In Christ Laurie
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Date: 12/5/2008 5:08:00 PM
Amy this is just so precious, I can just picture a little girl running around with yellow socks laughing. wonderful write my friend! :) ~Michaela~
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