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A Poem For My Niece- From One Of Her Aunts - I Love You!

Updated on September 13, 2013

My Beautiful Niece


I Love You Sweetie

©2012 LaDena Campbell aka justateacher

I remember very well

The day you came into our family line

I hurried to the hospital

Got there just in time

You a little tiny girl

With just a little hair

I smiled and laughed and held you

You just sat and smiled there

I wasn’t always there for you

As you grew and grew and grew

Soon you were a teenager

Where the time went no one knew

Things haven’t always been easy

But like a trooper you pulled through

Always trying to find your way

When all you had to do is be you

You want to be the apple

Of some boy’s eye

But you found out the hard way

Boy’s sometimes lie

You have so many friends

Who love who you really are

For me you have always been

The cute one, the sweet one, the star

I won’t promise to be better

But I certainly will really try

To be there for you when you need me

To hold you when you cry

I love you, my sweet little niece

I always have and always will

I know you love me, too

It’s just the way we are still


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      LaDena Campbell 2 years ago from Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Near Oz...

      Jacks A - thanks for reading...I wrote this for my niece when she was going through a really tough time...glad you enjoyed it!

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      Jaclyn Arencibia 2 years ago from Miami

      I have a niece who is turning one this March and I would love to wirte a piece as touching for her one day. Thanks for sharing!

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      iloveyoujenny 5 years ago from Illinois

      What a great tribute to your niece! This is lovely and she is lucky to have such a wonderful person in her life who really cares about her, and especially an aunt as awesome as you! =D

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      Sharilee Swaity 5 years ago from Canada

      Awww! I love this one! So well written and so from the heart. I relate to this one so much, because I love my nieces so much, too. Great poem and she is a doll! Go aunties!

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      That is so beautiful.

      Your niece is a very lucky girl to have such a loving aunt.

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      My Lord!! Literally! This is so cute! You have shown and shone the best of the auntie's spirit. Nieces always love their aunties, because they can get their ways, where mom didn't allow. Loved this piece! Great job!


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      LaDena Campbell 5 years ago from Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Near Oz...

      Thank you Frank!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      justateacher.. simply up and awesome :) Frank

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      LaDena Campbell 5 years ago from Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Near Oz...

      teaches, Audrey and Faith - thank you all for your kind words - I am very lucky to have this young lady for a niece!

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      Faith Reaper 5 years ago from southern USA

      Beautiful poem about a beautiful young woman. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      What a sweet poem about your niece! Lovely piece and lovely girl!

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      This is such a sweet tribute. Your niece is very blessed to have you in her life as a mentor and friend. Beautiful!