Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

She’s Still With Me

A poem about my grandmother, GiaB writing prompt #2–5 — the elderly

Photo by 𝔥𝔦𝔩𝔩𝔞𝔯𝔶 𝔭𝔢𝔯𝔞𝔩𝔱𝔞 on Unsplash

Loved me
I knew it
More than the rest
I was her first one
Who made her a grandma
We’ll bring you a girl, they said
And they placed me in her arms, there
I stay to this day, though she’s long gone
Her unconditional love’s still with me.



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Galit Birk, PhD

Galit Birk, PhD


Psychology, human potential, therapy, coaching, possibility, vulnerability, authenticity, connection, being known, giving my words wings! Perfectly imperfect.