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My Dad's Birthday

Last weekend we celebrated my father’s 81st birthday. It was a simple family gathering with my sister and brother. Since we aren’t all together that often I thought it would be nice to snap a photo of the five of us…our primary family. 27 more words


My Hero

I wrote this poem when I was nearly seventeen. I was near the finish line of my final year in high school and was also grieving the loss of my Poppa. 1,064 more words


Two Dollars for Candy

On the fourth of July, while my grandmother
tapes red, white, and blue tablecloths to picnic tables,
my grandfather piles the seven of us into his beaten pick-up’s bed… 193 more words



We stood at the end of the dock each night,

while the orange sky dropped behind the narrow lake,

the dragonflies and gnats circled near the still water, 55 more words

Kites in the Wind (Serious Poetry)

When I was a little boy my Grandfather would take me to get a kite,

As the warm breath of summer would release the spring in to memory. 107 more words

Walking Down Memory Lane with my Grandfather

Do you ever have those days, or entire weeks in my case, when memories of loved ones, long past gone, seem to flood your mind? I’m not quite sure what it is, but lately, no matter what I’m doing, I have been having glimpses into the past, mostly involving my grandparents. 1,278 more words

In His Memories...

Now that he was gone, his fragrance was felt no more,

his voice seemed like a distant past, yet his memories alive in the heart’s core. 202 more words