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A Poem For My Grandma!

Hi all! I hope you're doing well.


My maternal grandmother, Fern, would've turned 75 yesterday. She was born April 10, 1946.


Sadly, she died in 2008 of liver disease when I was 9 years old. I intend to donate to the Liver Foundation.


I also donated through the obituary website to the Canadian Institute of Forestry. I paid 130 bucks for them to plant three (3) trees in my grandmother's name.


I think it's beautiful that even though she isn't breathing anymore, she will provide oxygen for many, many years to come. Her soul will live on through those branches and leaves. I hope they'll still be there, blowing in the breeze even after I'm gone.


Her name is Fern which makes it super cool, too. Now she's a tree -- three of them! They're set to be planted soon, and I got a certificate for them.


Anyway, I wrote a poem for her and posted it on social media yesterday. I forgot to put it here, so I'm doing it now. I made the background image myself using Canva. I hope you enjoy!


I wish more than anything that I could show her my books and this poem:



May she rest in peace and know we miss her. She will not be forgotten. I hope she would be proud of the woman I have become. Happy Birthday, Nanny!


Thanks for reading!


Dana

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