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A grandson’s perspective

Updated: Apr 7, 2023

By Tywan Joe

A woman of courage with

modesty and humility for all to see.

Admired for your endless capabilities

Forcing reality out of small possibilities

keeping a strong arm over every responsibility

so diligently equipped with the

Hidden Ability of Super strength

no matter how heavy things appeared to be

you made them seem light

Breast cancer survivors 15 years is a tough fight.

Honored to be given a teacher

who can lead by example

teaching the way of life not just to show it

but to make sure we know it.

A seed grows and it begins to sprout.

The roots of our trees are our grandmothers

that are giving to us

to keep the family tree strong

and nourished and together.

But she can not last forever

so she follows through

to find the one she can pass down the treasure.

that treasure is love

and it’s going to need someone strong

someone as loving

someone as giving as grandma

to carry on what is meant to be.

representing love strength and power

in every moment and every hour

Love for yourself

then reciprocated, is to conquer and devour.

Author Tywan Joe with his grandmothers, who both had cancer.


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