cora fazio

Rookie (March 20 1955 / fairmont west virginia)

Grandmas Garden - Poem by cora fazio

Grandmas Garden was the best in town.
Roses big, flowing to the ground.
She worked and tolled everyday.
While we were children busy at play.
Dalhias Big as a 'Dinner Dish'.
Pick a Daisy, 'Make a wish'
Gloriosas Blooming in the mist.
Sunflowers glowing from a
summer suns kiss.
Petunias Pink, Red and Blue
Colors of every hue.
Wisteria, It grew so tall.
Was it that big? or were we that small?
Those flowers then didn't mean that much.
They grew from the love of Grandmas touch.
We took for granted they would always stay.
How were we to know, they would go away?


Comments about Grandmas Garden by cora fazio

  • (1/14/2006 9:09:00 PM)


    Lovely rhyme and rhythm. Distinctly upbeat, in keeping with your fond memories. In saving the sadness for the end, you let us enjoy your vivid reminiscing for as long as possible. (Report) Reply

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  • (1/14/2006 8:10:00 PM)


    This is beautiful Cora. You paint a wonderful picture of Grandmas garden here. Very lovely. :) Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 14, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 17, 2006


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