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My Dear Granddaughter

A Bestowal

Photo by Jill Sauve on Unsplash

My fortune increased with the birth of you, my dear grandchild
— With a mind of your own
You arrived a week before you were supposed to
Just like that, with a warrior’s cry “here I am!”

You are ever so small and bright
— An absolute delight
Two tiny little hands and feet
With all of ten fingers and toes…



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Sylvia Wohlfarth

An Irish-Nigerian soul living in Ireland after 40 years in Germany. A social anthropologist, English teacher, and more. With stories to share; and an opinion…