Family Portraits

With love and with some sidewalk chalk
Joseph drew us all
Some of us were very large
Some were very small

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He drew the dog, he drew the cats
He gave us eyes and hair
He gave us all a great big nose
Some not round, but square

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Charlie the dog

Then he stood back and looked at us
His family he had drawn
He grinned with pride, he laughed with joy
Then ran out in the lawn

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As I watched him run and skip
My heart was filled with bliss
I dashed outside and caught him up
Gave him a little kiss

The years fly by, the days are long
And sometimes I forget
To stop and play, be silly–laugh
So I have no regrets

We love them heaps, we cherish them
We only want the best
So I will treasure every day
And know how much we’re blessed

One response to “Family Portraits

  1. Awe, first Garth Brooks’s new song and now this. Sniff….sniff

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