“Front Porch”

“Front Porch”

Come sit a spell on the front porch swing

We will play a game of checkers

And listen to the rain hit the tin roof

Appreciate the simple things in life.

Have you ever sat on the front porch?

In a rocker or a swing? Felt the autumn breeze

Brush across your cheeks? Watch the sunset

Melt the sky in soft shades of pink?

Does this sound like a peaceful thing to

Experience at least once in a lifetime?

Gather your grandmother’s hand

And learn about her life – your family tree.

Blessed are my memories I cherish today

Of the many evenings I spent this way.