Shalom Freedman

Freshman - 1,328 Points (Troy New York)

A Grandchild Gives New Hope In Life


A GRANDCHILD GIVES NEW HOPE IN LIFE

A grandchild gives new hope in life
An old man plays and says nonsense
And is happy again-

A little smiling child
Who does not know or understand
Who cannot speak to me
Gives me hope again
And makes me forget
All my failed ambitions-

Because this small child lives
I regain my love of life-

What a blessing to be
A grandfather in my old age.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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  • Rookie - 76 Points Diana Rosser (7/12/2012 2:01:00 AM)

    I think you are a wonderful poet and am so glad to have found your writes here on poem hunter (Report) Reply

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