Hazel Durham


The Sweetest Moments - Poem by Hazel Durham

Your bright brown eyes like silk with the sheen of your emotions
That dance with the pulse of life
Dance in heart-beat motions.
You will be eleven years of age on Sunday

Caylin, my granddaughter your joy and wilfulness is just your way,
You bloom even without the sun each day,
With your cute button nose and your complexion finer than any rose,
You love having lots of fun, just your sweet way,

When I look at you I see your mum as a child
A breathtaking beauty that would outshine even nature so wild,
You love playing with slime this actually fits nicely into this rhyme,
You spend hours kneading and moulding it into different colours

Pink, yellow, purple and green so vibrant that is the link
To your bright character as you love the moments
Of new adventures
New pastures

The magnetic ocean lures
You to the sweetest moments
Sweetest days
Sweetest ways

Sweetest Caylin
You shine with an energy and light,
In my eyes you will always win
The sweetest moments, the sweetest days so bright.

Topic(s) of this poem: granddaughter


Poet's Notes about The Poem

To my beautiful granddaughter Caylin, I love you!

Comments about The Sweetest Moments by Hazel Durham

  • Mihaela Pirjol (9/14/2018 6:42:00 AM)


    This is a wonderful tribute to your granddaughter, written with such gentleness of words and care; that sweetness which only children can emanate, that unique innocence, play, and appreciation of each present moment of their life. A wonderful write! (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/10/2018 1:25:00 PM)


    Fantastic poem from granny...Loved it.. I quote free flowing emotions: Sweetest Caylin
    You shine with an energy and light,
    In my eyes you will always win...........10++++
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  • Naila Rais (9/3/2018 2:18:00 AM)


    Soooooooo beautiful and warm wishing.... I wish my grandma would have been there..... Miss you grannny.... Where ever you are, you are in peace; heaven above.... Thanx for sharing ma'am.....
    Naila
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  • Jez Brul (7/20/2018 6:30:00 PM)


    The sweetest grandmum poem to her granddaugh that I've ever read...I love how every line is crafed..Very sweet, very passionate! ! ! ! to my poem list...10+++++ (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (7/19/2018 5:07:00 PM)


    Call me crazy, but I think you love your granddaughter with all your herart. I wish and pray with all my heart that every child feels the love of a grandmother like you! ! ! I have a feeling they would grow up sweet and lively, curious and kind, lovely adults in every way. 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (7/19/2018 1:31:00 PM)


    It is a beautiful tribute to your grand-daughter Caylin. Your love and wishes to her have been so touchingly and hauntingly inscribed here. I quote.......
    Sweetest Caylin
    You shine with an energy and light,
    In my eyes you will always win
    The sweetest moments, the sweetest days so bright.

    Thanks for sharing.10
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  • Robert Murray Smith (7/17/2018 2:19:00 AM)


    A lovely ode to your granddaughter.++10 (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (7/12/2018 11:58:00 PM)


    Grand children are the apple of the eyes of their grand parents! From your description, I feel that she has angelic grace and the sweet playfulness of a little kitten! May she grow to be the pride of her parents and grand mom! (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (7/12/2018 9:10:00 PM)


    Happy birthday to Caylin! May she blossom into a beautiful, fragrant flower as she grows!
    'When I look at you I see your mum as a child' - I have a four year old granddaughter. I too see her father as a child when I look at her.
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  • Dr.tony Brahmin (7/12/2018 3:30:00 PM)


    With your cute button nose and your complexion finer than any rose,
    You love having lots of fun, just your sweet way, lovely feelings of a grandma.. your granddaughter is a lucky girl to have such a grandma with a poetic heart full of love and understanding. God bless both of you. tony
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  • (7/12/2018 10:02:00 AM)


    The Sweetest moments….Lovely poem dedicated to your granddaughter. These lines are gems! Thank you for sharing it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 12, 2018


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