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My Ten Grands and More

One of my grandsons, name of Benjamin He likes eating toast made with cinnamon But uses his wits To not eat his grits Then excuses himself like a gentleman Charlie thrives on competition Out smarting you is his mission Bear hugs Tiny bugs, And “stick to it” repitition William’s impish smile is contagious The attention he wants is outrageous That slobbery kiss He can’t let you miss Borders on being sanctimonious The little princess is Laura Nance She wears frilly, girlish underpants She loves a warm lap Cartoons and a nap Getting attention with a coy glance Joseph loves learning karate He seldom is rude or naughty A steady grind Kicking behind Finding wisdom beats the haughty There is much to say of Caroline She is definitely DNA of mine Quietly aggressive Lovingly possessive She calculates when to toe the line Jackson just started to first grade I’m sure he has more game plans made Like the rest Mom knows best His lunch is PBJ and marmalade Colin just finished his S.A.T. I’m sure he did better than me Sharp as a tack Knows how to rack The pool balls to break wimpily. Derek made the junior varsity The “main man” he would seem to be. Fit to be tied, Praise not denied, He’s still that six foot little boy to me. Ryan—such a smart young man I teach him a card trick when I can He learned how to play Challenged me one day Skunked me then got up and ran Three dogs, alpaca and a kit Where in my family do they fit My pseudo grands By a daughter’s hands Who admires them more than a bit © 02 Dec 2010 Charles Henderson

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Date: 12/3/2010 9:27:00 PM
hey, I thought this was gonna be about money, for "grand" haha. but now I see why you made it plural grands, Isn't it fun writing about our awesome grandkids,charles? This is very nicely rhymed and sure to be a family treasure. LUv, Andrea
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Date: 12/3/2010 10:40:00 AM
This is absolutely darling Charles. You have a beautiful family that is for sure. I received your soupmail and will get back to you soon. Love and blessings to you and yours always, Carol
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Date: 12/2/2010 5:30:00 PM
How cute to hear about each one, in this delighful limerick poem!!Sounds like you all have your hands full !! :) the joyful noise they must make!!
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