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To My Grandma

Updated on September 21, 2017

Do you remember my passion for soccer, grandma?
Tonight I lost a game, grandma.

Have you seen the match, grandma?
I just wanted to score a goal for you, grandma.

But am I too nervous, grandma?
You always used to make me calm, grandma.

You could have told me "It doesn't matter", remember, grandma?
"You'll win the next game", you could have told me, grandma.

The truth is that I miss you, don't you know, grandma?
And I could set my soccer's passion apart for all my life, just to see you again, grandma.

© 2012 Lorenzo27


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      agaglia 5 years ago

      It is evident that you love and miss your grandmother.

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      Debra Allen 5 years ago from West By God

      Loss is hard, but we do go on.

      Hint to get more views---HP stipulates that a hub has to be 500 words. If you could write about what this poem is about it will be listed in search engines. Good Luck to you!

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      Ann Carr 5 years ago from SW England

      Voted up and beautiful. So much said in a short space with well-chosen words and appropriate rhythm. I'm a grandma and I hope I inspire my grandchildren as much as your grandma inspired and helped you. Lovely.

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      Barbara Anne Helberg 5 years ago from Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio, USA

      @Lorenzo27...I'm sure this touching remembrance has been heard and seen by your loving grandmother!

      I was fortunate to have all four of my grandparents in my life as I grew up, and all four of them left me with an impression, or twenty!

      Thanks for sharing a Hub about the love of grandparents, who all influence our lives directly, or through our own parents.

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Very touching poem. Voted up, awesome, beautiful and interesting.

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      Angela Kane 5 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Beautiful poem

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      Chris Mills 5 years ago from Missoula, Montana at least until March 2018

      nicely done. She loves it too, I'm sure.

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      Garifalia 5 years ago

      It's terribly touching, especially the very last verse. I don't know how it's doing as far as scoring is concerned but it would have a greater impact if 'grandma' wasn't repeated in the first three verses. I do so love that so many athletes feel they owe so much to their grandmothers. BEAUTIFUL!

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      Lorenzo27 5 years ago from Pistoia, Italy

      Thanks everybody for your sweet comments.

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      Dolores02 5 years ago from earth

      she is with you still :)

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      a great tribute and heartfelt...what a sweet grandson you are...

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      Dee aka Nonna 5 years ago

      This is great...the love shines through. I hope one day my grandchildren write such a tribute for me. Awesome.

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      Susan Britton 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      A great tribute to the love you had for your Grandma. They are special ladies for sure.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is precious. Your love for your Grandma shines..

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      Mark G Weller 5 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

      I am sure your grandmother is with you Lorenzo. And she hears your words!

      Votes Up!

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      AHale48 5 years ago from Somewhere in California!

      Your poem was very sweet. Its obvious your grandmother meant alot to you. I'm sure she is very proud of you no matter what.

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      sharear 5 years ago

      I fell in love one time

      I trembled every moment spent with her

      There was an earthquake in my heart

      Stronger than any earthquake on this planet

      Stronger than everything

      It's the meaning of love

      Being more than an earthquake