Willie Mae

May 16, 2011
By Jarodwright14 BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
Jarodwright14 BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Be happy to live life today because you don't know what tomorrow holds."- My grandma, Willie Mae

A lady with encouragement
Who loved everybody?
No matter what they did wrong
She is the lady that raised me
My grandmother, Willie Mae
Never talked about anybody in a appalling fashion
She didn’t care what you look like
She’d only care if you were right
Strong as a rock
That nobody could break
With the Lord by her side
She all the power she needed
To make it for life
Sixty-Two years of living
She thought it was the best experience she’d ever had
The Lord had asked her to carry redemptions plan
She lived life with bumps in the roadway
People telling her that she should just live and die
But, she couldn’t afford that
She walked the path of life highway
She married a man to with her for desperate need
Years have conceded for a while and as a grandmother
She knew it was time to be a grandmother
Her husband, had passed on out of existence
She was the only grandparent I’d ever had
I made the best time of it with her
She cooked the best Sunday dinners
That nobody could ever envision!
Oh, how good was that piece of Heaven!
She would give me the advice that I need
When times were rough
She told me to worry about anything
She only told me to pray
Pray hard and long for the Lord to hear the brightest beg!
She said trouble isn’t going to be here everyday
How long?
Not long
She was a person that I could talk to
When I was in the deepest valley alone
There with me, she was all I needed
To get bye
Unfortunately, cancer had come
I watched horrifically through all of the pain!
Waiting for a sign
A sign of hope
A sign of peace
Getting weaker everyday
But never spiritually
And she did not once complain
She knew it was an unambiguous reasoning
But for what though?
She knew her time was coming
That day, she told me she was dreaming
Dreaming like she never had before
Traveling through our adventures together
Those days are over
Not over for that long
Looking a pictures
Made me look dreadful of all the wonderful times
Was a close
The day has come
Willie Mae
Come on, it’s time my daughter
To say goodbye
She said she was ready
For a trip to the city of Heaven
For there she could relax
And not to worry about what’s going to happen
She was at peace
No more, No more, No more sickness!
No more people talking about her
She had done what the Lord had asked of her
For sixty-two years
Sixty-Two is good enough
Well done my daughter, well done!
Go, Go
Do what ever you desire!
Grandson, keep you head up
Don’t worry about what people say
No matter their beliefs
Because you are worth it’
To make it through life
Cross the bridges of life
And when you come home
I’ll be waiting
Waiting for a hug and a kiss
You will always be my grandson
I love you and I will see you soon!
I love you too
I love you dearly
You mean a lot to me
Grandma Willie Mae

The author's comments:
I decided to write the poem to dedicate the memory of my granmother who passed away of cancer last year in June. I decided to write it so I could I could just remeber the lady that she was and what things she would say to me and what things she did for me. I also wrote it because she was the only grandparent I ever had. But not only that, she was beyond a grandparent, it felt like she was another mother that I could have to talk to. Even with her having cancer, she was a perfect example of a fighter in which she might have lost the battle, but won the war! Doctors were amazed by her strength and faith during her final journey. It was hurtful to me when she went home. Looking at me almost a year later, I'm still staying strong and if she was hear today, I can only imagine how proud of me she would be. I want to if I can, I think not just Teennik, but this nation and the world need to read this because it would get everybody's attention if they are going through a situating that is simular to what my grandmother went through. I wan't people to understand it's hard to accept a family member leaving that is so close and means a lot. I would advised that if anybody still haves grandmothers still living is to give them flowers while they are living and I mean spend time with them today or as soon as possible because you don't know, today could be the last day. I miss my grandmother and she will be dearly missed, but not forgotten.

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on Jun. 20 2011 at 10:00 pm
Jarodwright14 BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Be happy to live life today because you don't know what tomorrow holds."- My grandma, Willie Mae

Very good poem, keep doing what you are doing. You can do any thing that you want to persue only if you have the DESIRE and WILL!Goodluck on everything on all that you do.

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