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My Son, My Caregiver

By Sylvia Finegan

I remember when you were a small child;
You were cute and sweet, but your teen years were wild!
I always wondered if you'd ever settle down,
Since you were really quite the class clown.

Then you grew up and became a fine man;
You matured very nicely, and had great plans.
Then as it happened, I got very ill;
Of doctors and pain pills, I have sure had my fill.

But you've never complained of the help I need;
You're always here promptly, to do a good deed.
I can't thank you enough for the help you've been
You're a blessing indeed, with the shape that I am in!

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SD WorldSylvia Finegan, very well known and loved in our online community as the co-moderator of the ever-popular SD World email list, passed away on 10-30-03. She is very deeply missed by all who knew her.

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