lou shandra wright
A Grandchild's Prayer
She's the strongest woman I've ever known
she breaks her back to provide for her own.
I love her more than these words can say
and I hope to be as brave as her someday.
I can't stand to see sorrow in her face
for her to feel unloved is an utter disgrace.
So God please stop plucking at my angel's wings
and reward her for the joy she brings.
If not for her, I surely would be lost
so I'll protect her smile at any cost.
She raised me better than my mother would
I'd give her the stars in the sky if I could.
She is everything that women were meant to be: ...