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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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