Edwina Reizer

Rookie - 24 Points (12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

What Is Family?


A family is love
That puts itself above
Everything else in this world.

A family is trust
That's fair and just
In its treatment of each other.

A family is pride
And will never hide
Its feelings for one another.

A family is dear
And won't disappear
When things are getting tough.

A family is hope
That learns to cope
With all that comes their way.

A family is sound
With their feet on the ground
On every brand new day.

A family is kind
And will always find
The time to be together.

A family is wise
And treasures its ties
For always and forever.

Submitted: Friday, August 03, 2012
Edited: Saturday, August 04, 2012

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  • Freshman - 1,391 Points Kevin Patrick (8/3/2012 8:31:00 PM)

    I cant help but say thank you for writing this treasure, my family has always been an important foundation for me, and my mother has been an anchor when I needed gravity

    A family is hope
    That learns to cope
    With all that comes their way.

    That summarizes my definition of that great institution. (Report) Reply

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