Grandfather’s Secret (limerick)

Picture of grandfather in military

My grandfather’s old I must say

One hundred and one years today

For wife’s care you see

How this came to be

Was fifty when he passed away

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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

How long before she finds out? LOL Great fun as always!

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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

I believe she thinks of him often considering how old she maybe.

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whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

Very clever and so much the norm when loved ones are involved.

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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Love the photo and ,yes, they can be rascals no doubt!

God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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travmaj 4 years ago from australia

Fun and light hearted limerick but also rings true - it's hard to let go.

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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Ha Ha! Hilarious and I can relate as my Nana lived to 101 having lost her spouse at 55!

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

So well said and I am still smiling.

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

A young wife is a good thing, see how long he lived..

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ignugent17 4 years ago

Love is always young. :-)

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ahorseback 4 years ago

Forever young at heart , with an old soul !........:-}

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LadyFiddler 4 years ago from Somewhere in the West

Ha ha short and sweet.

Thanks for sharing

Have a wonderful weekend

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