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My Kinda Love

Updated on May 14, 2012

At home with nanny

these sun glasses are cool nanny
these sun glasses are cool nanny | Source

My Kinda Love

This is a free verse poem that I dedicate to my grandson Callum. He is all that is good in my life and I adore the time that I am allowed to spend with him. This is also dedicated to the memory of my mum and Stan (my lovely dad) who have left this world, but still captivate a space in my heart.

You looking at me nanny

I love you nanny
I love you nanny | Source

I am glad that Granda got up

oh so tired
oh so tired | Source

Where did it go?

I am sure it was in here
I am sure it was in here | Source

what is this nanny?

mmmm it moves
mmmm it moves | Source

My Kinda Love

Free spirit which soars like the kestrel in the sky above

Wings fully stretched to encompass the air beneath

Heart of the lion never afraid to challenge

Will not be defeated without a fight

The panther so intent of purpose

Never ending inspiration found in common places

True to the end of time

Sensual like the gazelle who prances elegantly

Capturing his soul with her grace

Her beauty reflecting in his eyes

The strength and nurturing of the elephant

Standing tall above her baby

Loyal as the drake is to his swan

Swimming at the water’s edge,

Faithful to death do they part

Devoted as the leopard

Muscles rippling across broad shoulders

Never to judge the outcome

Yielding as the mare to her stallion

But understanding her dominance in the herd

I could compare my kinda love to the animals

Yet it exists only for you

for you are my mate

My reason for living

and I simply just love you

This is the life

been busy, busy, busy, now time for sleep
been busy, busy, busy, now time for sleep | Source

Such love for our children


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      Annette Donaldson 

      6 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Thank you so much for your support ladies and gentlemen, I have been away for several weeks and I am only just catching up again now. I truly appreciate your lovely comments, and will be back with you all soon. Nette xx

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, how precious. I am a Nanny too, and there is nothing better in the world than bein a grandmother. This is such a lovely write. Very delightful and joyous. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Jessee R 

      6 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Your grandson is cute... and your poem is beautiful.. filled with love and emotion

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

      Callum is a lucly lad. You are making a wonderful impression on him and will always know how very special he is to Nanny.

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      Peg Cole 

      6 years ago from Northeast of Dallas, Texas

      Beautiful and touching. I loved the pictures. What a perfect hub for the Mother's Day celebration. Awesome.

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      Maria Jordan 

      6 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Dearest Net,

      The joy in your words, in this beautiful boy's face... ah, there is no love truer for sure.

      Your song choice, as you well know, is so dear to my are you, my dear Sista!

      Voted UP & ABI. Love you, Maria

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      Joyce Haragsim 

      6 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Annette, You have written a wonderful poem for your grandson Callum.

      If I remember correctly his name is a real Irish name?

      Voted up awesome and beautiful, Joyce sending lots of hugs.

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      Carolee Samuda 

      6 years ago from Jamaica

      This is beautiful Annette. Lovely and cute baby too.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      He's so sweet. Your poem is beautiful, Celine's song is perfect for this piece. A grandchild is precious and you captured that feeling so well. Cheers my friend..Hugs

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      Vincent Moore 

      6 years ago

      This is so beautiful, I felt the love you have for your precious grandson. I am not a grandfather yet and if I ever become one I hope both my daughters are speaking to me and seeing me so that I do get to hold their children in my arms. So precious, there is nothing more beautiful than a child in all species. Hugs

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      Brenda Barnes 

      6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      He is just beautiful and so sweet. Being a grandma is an amazing gift and one that brings a whole new love and insight. Thank you for the poem and the pictures of Callum.


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