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Thanks...I will have to start POSTING AGAIN, BUT THE SITE HAS CHANGE SO MUCH and not as simple anymore.   

Judith J. Hoff
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KATIE

6/23/2011

 

Long ago I held you close,

And hated to let you go.
Then, as you grew I held your hand…

And hoped that you would know.

 

As my shoes became your own I smiled as you played.

M jewels would drape ypur little neck

Dangling as you parade.

The glasses that my mother wore,

Upon your nose I’d find

A little big, but oh, so sweet,

My Mom would be sure glad.

 

The lock of hair, so long and brown, was as much fun for you, as me.

I was so pleased to share it all

And we did it all with glee.

 

You played “dress up” and we did dance

And my pride it had no bounds,

And when you came to Grandma’s house

My world loved you around.

 

The Xmas cookies you learned to make, the spritz—which filled the cans,

Were special treats, as were the eggs,

Dipped with your careful hands.

 

What fun we had

What times we shared

Along with some sad tears,

And crackers and jam…and malted milks,

Will remind me of our years.

 

It is so silly…this Grandma says,

To cry on your going away,

But I’m so blessed…will always have,

The memories that we made.

 

 

From a little girl to a young woman grown,

The years have melted away,

So, enjoy your journey, Katie Dear,

Just make it worth the trip…

Remembering, I held you close and hated to let you go.

Judith J. Hoff
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It's so very nice to have this forum available.  Sell expression is good for the soul.  I will be back.

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Thank you...I am glad I inspire you...keep writing yourself!!   I love to read it all, too.  Judith1940

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I'm glad to see that "poetry" has been added to the name of this forum. I've not been writing much lately but the urge has returned and I hope to be posting more frequently. Thanks for all the nice poems, Judith. You have inspired me.

 

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A number of years ago, we had a great poetry forum, but it disappeared when they changed the website. It's good to see it back again. 

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