C.J. Heck

Rookie - 18 Points (August 10 / Born in Columbus OH - living in Florida)

Wrinkles And Grey Hair (Children) - Poem by C.J. Heck

Mommy's getting wrinkles.
Daddy has grey hair.
It wasn't very long ago
when those things weren't there.

Wish I could smooth the wrinkles out
and darken Daddy's hair
to stop the changes going on.
It makes me feel so scared.

Grampa, does it mean they'll die?
They have wrinkles and grey hair!
I never used to worry
before those things were there.

Grampa said to look at him.
There were lots of wrinkles there,
and on his head, a snowstorm
was the color of his hair.

'Wrinkles only come to point
where smiles were, here and there.
It's your mommy's turn to get some
for the happy times you've shared.'

His white, and Daddy's grey hair
well, it was there to show
who had lived the longest time
so everyone could know!

Grampa said it's part of life.
We love, we learn, we live.
We earn grey hair and wrinkles,
they're prizes only God can give.

Comments about Wrinkles And Grey Hair (Children) by C.J. Heck

  • Rookie Shannon Chapel (12/6/2005 4:06:00 AM)

    I am in awe of your talent, my friend. I've read all but 2 of your poems (172 in all) and I haven't run across ONE that I didn't like. Incredible.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Monday, February 7, 2005

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