Grandma’s Magic

Grandma’s Magic

By: Jennifer Kay

 

 

Dedicated to Grandma Donna

And Her Yarn Mountain

 

 

Grandma’s needles sing magic.

Steady clicking from her chair.

 

 

They knitted kisses into my booties.

But no one told me.

I just grabbed for my toes.

 

They knitted hugs into my blankie.

But no one told me.

I just snuggled and snored.

 

They knitted curiosity into my mittens.

But no one told me.

I just crawled after the kitty.

 

They knitted knowledge into my hat.

But no one told me.

I just babbled until I sang.

 

They knitted strength into my romper.

But no one told me.

I just ran through the leaves

 

They knitted independence into my scarf.

But no one told me.

I just boarded the school bus.

 

They knitted warmth into my sweater.

But no one told me.

I just followed the golden rule.

 

They knitted love into my veil.

But no one told me.

I just said, “I do.”

 

They knitted Grandma into me.

So I could knit magic into you.

 

Happy Birthday Grandma Donna!

About Jennifer Kay

Jennifer Kay is a children's author aspiring to be published. All fingers and toes are crossed in hopes that one of her young adult novels will earn her that privilege one day soon.
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3 Responses to Grandma’s Magic

  1. Great Auntie Kay says:

    What a wonderful poem – Donna is truly blessed with such a beautiful granddaughter.

  2. KarinB. says:

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