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My Grandma Is Great
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 Posted: Mon Sep 2nd, 2019 07:05 pm
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Grandma Is Grand
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Verse 1:
Mom drops me at grandma’s everyday
She goes with her friend till night
She says my dad has gone away
I only know his name, it’s not right
But I love grandma’s laugh and smile
I like it here and I don’t like daycare
Grandma’s so kind, that’s her style
And I go with her everywhere

Chorus:
So I think how grandma’s so nice
She always give me good advice
She is the rock on which I stand
And that’s why my grandma is grand

Verse 2:
Grandma drops me at school everyday
And helps me see wrong from right
Mom left with her boyfriend in May
And I get into fusses and fights
But they began when my mom left
Grandma says I must have faith, this world’s tough
And she says to be my best
And write to mom but don’t be gruff

Chorus:
So I think how grandma’s so nice
She always give me good advice
She is the rock on which I stand
And that’s why my grandma is grand

Verse 3:
Grandma’s house is a few miles away
I help her clean and fix things
My mom’s divorce came through today
I love my young sibs, but their mood swings
Affect their schoolwork and cause fights
Grandma’s too old to help mom with the scuffs
But she says they’ll be alright
But I know mom has had enough

Chorus:
So I think how grandma’s so nice
She always give me good advice
She is the rock on which I stand
And that’s why my grandma is grand

Bridge:
She raised my mom and liked my dad
She took care of me when no one would
She helped me grow, gave all she had
Without her I wouldn’t have a childhood

Chorus:
So I think how grandma’s so nice
She always give me good advice
She is the rock on which I stand
And that’s why my grandma is grand

Coda:
I stop by once a week to say my prayers, trim the grass, clean the stone
I take my kids and tell them with grandma they’ll never be alone
Sometimes I cry but I also know she’s gone far past heaven’s gate
I smile, laugh and relate how she’s more than grand —my grandma is great

©2019 Charles M Anderson

Last edited on Thu Feb 13th, 2020 08:22 am by cmaja



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 Posted: Wed Sep 4th, 2019 08:30 pm
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Okay, Bunny, I tightened up the verses. Check it out. Thanks,

Charles

Last edited on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 08:33 pm by cmaja



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 Posted: Wed Sep 4th, 2019 10:51 pm
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I like what you have done to the verses Charles... the tighter lyrics make the reading singing much easier. Been watching this one for a few days...nice write. I can imagine singing it .Great Job. Bunny



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 Posted: Sat Sep 7th, 2019 12:51 am
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Lovely sentiments :)



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 Posted: Thu Sep 12th, 2019 05:22 pm
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I did a rewrite on this and thank you, Andrea, for your help. I used most of your suggested changes.

Charles



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 Posted: Thu Sep 12th, 2019 06:38 pm
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Hi Charles, I do see many changes here. I am happy to help. I am also happy to see you used my favorite suggestion :)

Nice to see lyrics appreciating someone!



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 Posted: Mon Sep 16th, 2019 04:57 pm
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Yea Andrea, we raised our grandson. And he is now a most excellent person!

Charles



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