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   i go to see Him every weekend day

when He sees me He smiles and says

"how you doin'? what's new today?"

i have a friend: His name is Leslie Westphall,

but He told me to call Him Poppa n' i didn't argue with that one

He lives in a nursing home and is 95.

He's almost seen a century of peace, war, and those who are kind

i visit him on the weekends He says it makes His day

and though i may not admit it for me it is the same

what stories He has to tell me

and knowledge He was to give

He thinks of me as His special friend:

and i His


This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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