Tag Archives: Ellie

Happy 6th Birthday Ellie!

When did you grow From someone small To one so big, And bright, And tall? Your hair is long, Your body strong, You know what’s right, And hide what’s wrong! You’re growing fast, And growing well, To see you makes … Continue reading

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Love Grows (a poem about adoption)

It was not instant, This love I feel, At first it felt so strange. I’d longed for you, And here you were, The answer to my prayers, And yet, A stranger. I wanted you to love me, To need me … Continue reading

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Smiler

Your smile lights the room as you walk in, The moment you arrive, the fun begins. Your love of life is clear for all to see, You always look as happy as can be. Your laughter is infectious as a … Continue reading

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You Made Me Proud Today

You made me proud today, In a thousand different ways. The way you dressed yourself, And brushed your hair, Ate your breakfast nicely, And tidied away your plate. The way you worked so hard, To colour only within the lines. … Continue reading

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The Joy of Childhood

You run, jump and laugh And when the fun has been had, Sleep takes you swiftly.

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Friends Forever?

As you fall asleep murmuring Your best friends’ names, I often wonder What kind of games, You must have played With them today, That were so fun The memories play Back to you, As you fall asleep And these friends, … Continue reading

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The Horror of Building Birthday Gifts

What a great present! Cried the birthday girl, As she picked up a Ginormous box with a twirl. Please can you make it? Can you make it right now? Yes of course, I replied, Because I didn’t know how To … Continue reading

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