Treasure Island

Bob Oldfield

(Liverpool, UK / Vernon, BC)

He's Here! (Ode to a new grandson)


He's here!
He's out of hiding
And ready to face the world

He's here!
He's joined the race.. the human one..
Long distance

He's switched apartments
More elbow room
A chance to run off steam
Go out and beat the world

He's been training for this
And now he's here
And ready to go
Go, Eli, go!

Submitted: Monday, July 10, 2006
Edited: Saturday, August 14, 2010

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  • Lee Degnan (6/14/2007 1:51:00 AM)

    Hey congratulations on your new grandson... great job on capturing the grandfather pride!
    Enjoy this new role in your life, this is the fun part!
    Lee (Report) Reply

  • Alison Cassidy (5/27/2007 9:54:00 PM)

    Bob, this is delightful expression of a new life, bursting with grandfatherly pride and joy. Congratulations on a wonderful poem. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

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