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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Skipping a Step

You married in a family
Of kids all cries and whinies
Became an ace at wiping tears
And cleaning little hinies.

You helped them read and
Tutored math, both adding and dividing
And later on to drive a car
When I went into hiding.

Knots, and rhymes, and music notes
All came along the way.
Then college, jobs, adventure quests,
Made them men today.

One little thing I’ve got to say
I’ll jump in without prep.
Happy Father’s Day my dear
It's time to skip the Step.


Nancy said...

Really nice, Amy.

Amy Mullis said...

Thanks, Nancy. I've decided to keep him. But let's not tell him just yet. :)

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