Grandma (MS)

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
My grandmother passed away three days after my 8th birthday. She was in a coma and the doctors said she'd never wake again, but she did for 3 minutes to say happy birthday to me.

Submitted: December 27, 2009

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Submitted: December 27, 2009



They said you wouldn't stir

Nor would you wake

My only thought

Was that he was making a mistake

To take such a woman

An aunt, mother, grandmother

The glue to our family

The one that kept us together

But little did I know

You had so much will

You had to say, \"Happy Birthday\"

Before you could be still

You did what you could

To put a smile on my face

For I was only eight

When you took your place

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