My Dearest Dede

DeAnnaLynn Marie

Eyes as blue as the sea

A smile so wide, laughter so sweet

Don’t you know? You mean the world to me!

From a baby I have watched you grow

Into the “Dede” we all know.

God has blessed us with you

This we know, is true.

I do believe that with your birth

The Lord subtracted years of hurt.

You see, my Dear One

Your existence brings our family home–

We all long to see you and smile with delight

So much that your Aunt will drive  into the night

Just to see you for a few hours or so…

You are a piece of my heart, don’t you know?

I’ve loved you since before we even met!

Always,

Aunt Bre

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8 thoughts on “My Dearest Dede

  1. Faiqa says:

    I declare today “Awesome Aunts Who Write Poems for their Lovely Nieces Day” on the Internet. 🙂

  2. your lil sis says:

    i love it! it gave me goosebumps, & made me cry. i have to say, she is our everything!!! 🙂 love u!

  3. Joe says:

    I fully believe that Tyler has some of the best Aunts on the planet… But it sounds like you’d rank right up there with him too.

    • Bre says:

      Thanks!! She’s sorta my “practice baby” … HAHA. But I wonder to myself, ‘If I love her this much how much will I love my own babies?’
      My sister opened a door of love for me when she had Dede. It’s breathtaking at times.

  4. Chelsea says:

    And I read it again, and cry… I love you Bre! You ARE her favorite & the best Aunt She could ask for!

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