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My Grandaughter Fills Me With Joy

Updated on August 10, 2011

A

Look of wonder

In her eyes

At

Something new

She

Frowns

In

Concentration

Committed

To

Succeed

And

Determined

To make it work

It’s

Echoed

In her

Enthusiasm

She

Wants to learn

Her

Eyes carefully

Watch me

I am

Guiding and teaching

We’re

Looking and trying

Together

Asking questions

Looking

For answers

She tries

Fails

And tries again

Hooray success

Suddenly

Her

Face lights up

A

Beautiful smile

There before me

So

Radiant

My

Heart overflows with love

We

Laugh

A special moment shared

So

Full of Joy


Me and Sophie
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    • Movie Master profile image
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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Mike, it's always good to see you, many thanks for dropping by again - it's good to see new and returning readers!

      Have a great weekend!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Russell-D, I have to agree with Joyce - that's spot on!

      Many thanks for stopping by and your comments, they are much appreciated!

      Best wishes Lesley

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      It is so nice to see that your hubs that were posted some time ago still are drawing traffic.

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      Russell-D 5 years ago from Southern Ca.

      Joyce Wyse, president of Wyse Advertising and prolific book writer put it nicely in her book title: "If I knew Grandkids would be so much fun, I would have had them first". David Russell

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Annie, it's good to see you - thank you for stopping by and your lovely comments and votes.

      Take care and best wishes Lesley

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      Annie Fenn 5 years ago from Australia

      A beautiful bond, described perfectly in this beautiful poem. A cherished relationship that I hope to experience one day. The likeness between grandmother and granddaughter is amazing!!!Thank you for sharing, Leslie. My votes and best wishes to you.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi moonlake, three granddaughters lucky you! Isn't is wonderful being a grandparent, I love it!

      Thank you for reading, your votes and sharing it's much appreciated.

      have a wonderful weekend, best wishes Lesley

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Love this poem I have three beautiful granddaughters. Loved taking care of them when they were young. You have a beautiful granddaugther. Voted Up and shared.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Sonia, thank you for your lovely comments, I am a very proud and lucky granny!!

      Sophie is so much fun, we spend a lot of time laughing together!

      Thank so you much for visiting and voting up, take care.

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      sonia05 6 years ago from india

      wow! lovely poem and lovely pic of you and your grand-daughter. She is adorable and you are a proud granny!!!

      The smiles says it all....love ,love and love!!

      thank you for sharing! voted up!

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Sue, thank you, she is so precious.

      Thank you for visiting, take care.

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      Sueswan 6 years ago

      Hi Eiddwen

      Beautiful and precious.

      The picture of you and Sophie is adorable.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi mar, your visits and words always brighten my day, thank you so much for your support. Best wishes for a wonderful weekend.

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      Maria Jordan 6 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      OMG, that picture in itself should be "in the movies..."!So absolutely precious. Your words are from the heart, which seems to be the home of sweet Sophie. UP & AB, mar.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ruchira, there are so many precious moments I share with my grandchildren, I wish I could just 'bottle' them all forever!

      Thank you so much for dropping by and your comments, take care.

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      Ruchira 6 years ago from United States

      Beautiful indeed!

      Children and their innocence tend to fill up our lives with fire and joy.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Tom, it's nice to see you, hope all is well with you.

      Grandchildren bring out the 'child' in you, they are so much fun, just last week Sophie and I were messing around in the puddles, great!

      Enjoy your grandaughter:-)

      Take care and see you soon.

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      Tom Koecke 6 years ago from Tacoma, Washington

      I can so relate to the joys your granddaughter brings to your life!

      When my daughter and granddaughter are with me, reality changes. My daughter has to parent both of us! That's why mud puddles are much more fun when we leave the "old folks" at home!

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Hypenbird, being a grandparent is just awesome!

      I have so much fun with my grandchildren, they keep you feeling young.

      Sophie is very bright and keen to learn, she starts school in a few weeks and is very excited about it!

      Many thanks for visiting take care and see you soon.

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      Brenda Barnes 6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      She looks like you! Grandchildren are incredibly loving and so smart. They are twice the joy of their parents. laugh

      Your Sophie sounds so precious.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Rosemay, you are so right, we'd had a lovely day and you just want to bottle these special memories! this photo captured the moment perfectly.

      thank you for dropping by and your comments, enjoy your day and take care.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Dex, many many thanks as always for your visit and support, Hope you have a fabulous day and see you soon!

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ruby, Sophie is the image of her Dad at that age, it's like being with him growing up all over again!!

      Many thanks for visiting, It's always good to see you, take care.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you Cloverleaf, you are a bit special yourself xx

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi PenMePretty, Thank you, I do feel truly blessed!

      Many thanks for dropping by and your comments, have a great day!

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi acaetnna, she certainly is!

      I am so very very lucky to have 2 wonderful children and 3 terrific grandchildren.

      Thank you for dropping by, its always good to see you.

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      Rosemary Sadler 6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Ah so beautiful the photo of you both shows all the love and happiness you both feel. These proud moments make such lovely memories.

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      Dexter Yarbrough 6 years ago from United States

      What more can be said: Beautiful, Awesome, Beautiful, Awesome, Beautiful, Awesome, Beautiful, Awesome, Beautiful, Awesome!!!!!!!!!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful picture. She looks like you! I have one Granddaughter. YEA...

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      PenMePretty 6 years ago from Franklin

      Oh, the precious joys of life--just beautiful...

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      acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

      Oh so precious. She is such a treasure and a special joy in your heart.

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      Cloverleaf 6 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      MM: I love this picture! You're both so happy and smiling. Sophie looks up to you very much; you are not just her grandmother...you are also her mentor and friend :-)

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you writer20, she is very special!

      Glad you enjoyed the poem, thank you for visiting and your support, I really do appreciate it.

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      writer20 6 years ago

      You have a beautiful grandaughter, your poem is warm and wonderful

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Sunshine, thank you for visiting and I loved sharing my grandaughter with you:-)

      Thanks for voting up, take care and enjoy the rest of your day.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi mck, your visits always brighten my day, your comments always make me smile....

      Thank you for being you.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi DD, I have just been over to your place and met your wonderful family, isn't being a grandparent wonderful:-)

      Thank you for visiting and your comments they are much appreciated.

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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Awwwwww! Beautiful photo and hub. Granddaughters are the bestest! I'm feeling the love. Thank you for sharing! UP/Awesome/Beautiful

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi RT Thank you,

      Sophie is an absolute darling, a breath of fresh air and SO much fun.

      Thanks for visiting and take care.

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      mckbirdbks 6 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Your Hub is full of joy and glee. Your granddaugther is a lucky girl. I enjoyed this very mush.

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      Deborah-Diane 6 years ago from Orange County, California

      I adore my grandchildren, and this hub sums up my feelings quite well. Thank you!

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      Darlene Yager 6 years ago from Michigan

      I know this feeling oh so well! It is wonderful and nothing else like it. Enjoy her!

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      RTalloni 6 years ago from the short journey

      Precious--and oh! Is she Grandma's girl or what! Beautiful--both of you!