(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Boy In Hope

There is a place called Hope, Arkansas
Where a little boy grew up
No one ever dreamed that one day
His name would be on a special cup

At first he was raised by grandparents
They did the best they could
To give this little boy all their love
As all good grandparents would

The home in which he was raised
Was built in the year of 1917
But now a large foundation
Has turned a childhood into a dream

For this little boy as a man became
The 42nd president of the USA
A child who grew up in Hope
Would lead a nation some day!

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Comments (32)

Nice poem Marilyn. However, I like mine with a touch of blackened spices. Great poem. Also, congrats on this poem being chosen as POD!
For this little boy as a man became The 42nd president of the USA A child who grew up in Hope Would lead a nation some day! hope, and all those who gave him hope and helped him to grow to become the president are to be praised. God bless them always. thank you for your great poem with wonderful ideas. tony
Very inspiring narration, truly remarkable!
Love this little tribute. Well written, and should make the celebrated a very happy person. 10
very sweet, like most great things, they all start off small and unoticed, now the hope of a nation, good poem
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