Childhood Treasure

it wasn’t a doll,
though I had plenty,
or the cars or blocks
lost in my memories

I had teddy bears
from wall to wall
even footballs
and basket balls

she wanted me
to have it all
all she never did
but mostly what I miss

are the hardcovers
and paperbacks
she’d read aloud
with me in her lap

– B. Brown

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      1. You’re welcome dear! There is much truth in your statement. Affection and love from our parents is one of the greatest gifts of life. To this day, nothing truly compares…

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