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I always knew I’d have a child one day,
A Boy or girl first? I had not a clue.
Once  we were married, we did not delay
We had a daughter soon with eyes of blue.

My name for her already I’d picked out
some years before because I liked it so.
An angel’s name she’d have. There was no doubt.,
for “Angela” has such a pretty flow!

We call her Angie; she wears well the name.
She nearly is angelic. As a child,
she never gave us any cause to blame
her for a thing! She’s nurturing and mild.

She’s got her own kids now, and yet for me,
my Angie Baby she will always be.


May 24, 2019 for Joseph May's Musical Inspiration Poetry Contest
I chose the song Angie Baby for my inspiration, of course!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 6/23/2019 3:05:00 PM
A lovely name, for your lovely blue eyed daughter, Angie. Such a beautiful tribute full of love. Congratulations, Andrea.
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Date: 6/22/2019 4:00:00 PM
Nice to meet you Angie.
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Date: 6/7/2019 8:04:00 AM
- Congratulations on your win, Andrea :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 6/6/2019 1:40:00 PM
A beautiful angel Andrea...Congrats on your win...
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Date: 6/4/2019 10:04:00 PM
Andrea, I almost laughed when I read this. I knew at the age of 8 I was going to name my daughter Angela. That is her name, but she gets irritated if anyone calls her Angie, which I am grateful to see as Angela sounds more like angel than Angie. We had similar minds here. It was 1960 when I realized what I was naming my daughter.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 6/5/2019 8:56:00 AM
How interesting!! I decided it in '63 when I was 8. My name was very rare in those days. People would ask me my name. When I said Andrea, a few of them would say, "Angela? What a pretty name." SO I told myself, "ok, my daugher will be Angela!" Also I adored West Side Story, so I named her Angela Maria (Maria for Nataie Wood's beautiful character).
Date: 5/30/2019 10:29:00 PM
G'day Andrea … I really do enjoy your sonnets Andrea. As always, so well written and a joy to read - Lindsay
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Date: 5/30/2019 1:08:00 PM
Your love for your daughter shines in your sonnet, Andrea! You picked a great name for your daughter, though as a child there were probably times she didn't seem angelic. I hope you shared this with her! Best wishes in the contest. Hugs, Carolyn
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 5/30/2019 6:54:00 PM
actually, she was always angelic!!! It was her brother that was the opposite. haha
Date: 5/28/2019 6:00:00 PM
Hello Andrea, a beautiful tribute to your daughter. have a vice evening my friend.
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Date: 5/28/2019 8:46:00 AM
Andrea, this is absolutely beautiful and what a lovely girl, this is a winner for me always and then some, a fav too !
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Date: 5/27/2019 11:19:00 AM
A very endearing rendering Andrea, best wishes INDEED, Aloha wk
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Date: 5/25/2019 5:29:00 PM
What a beauty Andrea, but that is no surprise. I love that song. Best of luck for a win.
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Date: 5/25/2019 5:19:00 PM
You write for so many, Andrea, able to relate so well to this wonderful dedication, and oh, isn't she lovely...Harry
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Date: 5/25/2019 12:17:00 PM
I believe that a mother/daughter bond has no match in the human equation. The love that they share is remarkable, and so self evident in this poem my friend, Emile.
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Date: 5/25/2019 9:48:00 AM
Andrea, this is such a sweet tribute to your daughter. Best of luck in the contest. Great picture as well! John
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Date: 5/25/2019 7:28:00 AM
A special meaning to this poem as I see the photo..a mother's tribute to her daughter..your words spell love, Andrea..this is a win in any contest.
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Date: 5/25/2019 12:24:00 AM
Sweet, Andrea.
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Date: 5/24/2019 10:47:00 PM
I'm First! You played the child card and it worked most sweetly; the love and lines both flow to touch the reader's heart. Great pic of your beautiful Angie! A great poem that she should have a copy of, yes? Love ... CayCay
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 5/25/2019 10:17:00 AM
I have put it on FB, so hopefully she sees it. I know she is very busy preparing for a fun week vacation away from this horrible rainy Utah May!!