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Time Flies

Wearing Daddy's boots & cowboy hat & not much in between Why, Momma, ain't she just about the prettiest baby you've ever seen? I'm sure wishing she was talking, reading her mind is quite a trick And she's sure getting awful heavy, I hope she's walking quick Whoa there, sassy, Momma look at her running wild Why I am not sure there ever was a more rambunctious child Life sure was a picnic when we could just bundle her up & go Now I get tuckered just watching her, she's a pint size dynamo Waist length braids, a gap tooth grin & freckled face That's our girl, Momma, her calf just took first place How old is she now, six? No, she can't possibly be eight Seems she is growing up faster than I'd anticipate Well I'll be, look at her standing on the stairs in a fancy gown, heels & make up putting on womanly airs this young girl looking back at me, yesterday she was only seven Now there's a young buck staring at her like he's just seen heaven Wearing a cap & gown, her diploma held high Look, Momma, there's our girl, getting ready to give her wings a try Wasn't it just yesterday she was afraid of the monsters under the bed? Now she's off to college, her own path to tread Wearing Grandma's pearls & a gown of antique white Now, Momma, don't start fussing, everything will be all right Wasn't it just yesterday, I was wishing she was talking? Now the music is playing & down the aisle we're walking Wearing Grandpa's boots & cowboy hat & nothing in between Why Grandma ain't that the prettiest grandbaby you've ever seen? Now listen, Sassy, don't go wishing for her to grow up so fast Treasure each & every moment, create a memory to last Be mindful of what you wish for when your babes are small For in just the blink of an eye, they won't be small at all You dream of turning back the clock & know you never will For time flies, just as surely as you wish it would stand still

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005

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