>A Gift From Grandpa…..(A Tale in 160 Characters)


A Gift From Grandpa
(A Tale in 160 Characters)
Softness wrapped in weathered skin
That takes the strain and holds you tight
Whilst dreams would pass from man to boy
He cradles your love and rocks you good night


For more marvellous tales in 160 characters visit monkeyman

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22 Responses to “>A Gift From Grandpa…..(A Tale in 160 Characters)”

  1. >smiles. one day i will be one…a warm write pete…love passed generation to generation…i think it goes both downa nd up the family tree…nice 160.

  2. >This was a wonderful 160, Pete. You captured a pefect moment in your words and photo.

  3. >softness wrapt in wethered skin – so beautiful pete!mine is here

  4. >thanks bri, always did in my life..thanks cheyl..i always write and then find an image…took me a while but this was so righthi claudia..yes something warm for a changecheers to all pete

  5. >skin to skineye to eyeheart to heart

  6. >Beautiful, Pete. There is something so magical in the continuum of life, love and spirit that lives within a family. Very sweet picture, too.

  7. >My grandfather passed away over a decade ago. I often wonder what new bits of wisdom he would have passed on to me had he made it another decade. I love this 160!Thank you.http://harrischanningauthor.blogspot.com/2010/08/sunday-160_29.html

  8. >Wow! You’ve bagged this alright. It’s a burster.Thanks for a great post.Have a nice day, Boonie

  9. >what a gentle and beautiful 160.the moment captured in the image and in your words is timeless!

  10. >hi n.davies..i like thatthanks pattiken…what you say is so truehi harris…i often think the same too..but what i love is seeing my own father as a grandpa to my childen…and how proud they are togetherthanks boonie..i appreciate that

  11. >hi jingle..high praise indeed..cheers pete

  12. >Very touching 160, Peter. Thanks for contributing. Definitely the lighter side of my aging post. See you next week.

  13. >precious both the words and photo

  14. >You had me hooked even before I read your words, Wonderful photo to start with, a Hallmark card moment. sigh! The continuance of life – a precious Zen moment you wrote about.Cheers,Joanny

  15. >Aaawww. Just. Aaawww. 🙂

  16. >so sweet, words and photo – love your 160!

  17. >Aww.. how sweet is that!! Grandparents are the sweetest people on this planet!! Such a lovely 160!! Thanks for sharing this one..

  18. >Absolutely wonderful … I just love it. Perfect and perfect 160.

  19. >hi monkey man..i came over all soft this sunday..cheers petethanks SHE..the picture came after the words but it was a great imagei like that Joanny..as i said the picture came after the words but it was such a great shot

  20. >tony….you liked it then LOLthanks kavisionz…thanks gospel…..thanks jamie…glad you didcheers to you all pete

  21. >Very sweet. Makes me think of my grandson.

  22. >Sweet, just plain sweet; the photo and the poem make a wonderful 160. Grandpas are the best 🙂

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