Thursday, May 8, 2008

ODE TO GRANDDADDY BY PATRICK CARLISLE

He's loving and caring,
a preacher,
somewhat independent.

A CUBS fan, but I'm a Red Sox fan,
but we don't mind,

he lives with his wife in a 1 story house,
with my great uncle close, just in case

whenever I go to visit him,
we watch whatever ballgame is on TV.

then when the game is over we sit on the swing
on the back porch and listen to the dogs bark
and the birds twittering with joy.

then he tells me about his missions as a tank operator
on the third day of the Normandy invasions and other missions
as a WWII soldier.

He is my Granddaddy (great grandfather)

Patrick, 11 years old, wrote this tribute to my granddaddy
Stanley Borders

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