Friday, June 7, 2013

Rose Garden

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Dear Grandpa,

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You would have loved the roses today. 

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Loved them....

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And you would have loved your great-granddaughters in love with the roses. 

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Oh how I wish you were with us.  Really with us.  I know you were there though.  In Abigail's sweet hands cupping the little soft ones.

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In Anna's wonder of nature. 

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They take after you.  I don't really feel like their love of flowers comes from me.  Sure, I love them but not like you did.  And Anna... well, she loves them just like you did. 

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Did you send me sweet flower loving girls to remind me to stop and smell the roses? 

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I'll always remember the flowers you grew at your house.  The pots filled to the brim with them.  You, working in the yard and spending time with me. 

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When I'm at the rose garden I miss you.  But it's good to go because I remember you; your hand squeezing my hand, your jolly laugh, and your love. 

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Oh Grandpa, you would have loved the roses today. 

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Rose Garden 2012
Rose Garden 2011





1 comment:

  1. So beautiful, Tara...both in words and in pictures.
    Have a beautiful summer weekend, dear friend!

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