Future Conversation Using
What is your name :
Who do you want the poem written for: Joseph
Why do you want the
poem written: I'm from South-Africa and have been working in the US for
the past 11 months as a nanny for Joseph (1 year old).
I've been taking care of him and living with the family since he was 3 weeks
old, but it's sadly almost time for me to leave again.
I want to give him a poem before I leave so he can keep it and read one day how
much I love him and know it's because of him that i had the best year of my
What are the key messages you would like to send
: - Because of his birth I made new best friends;
- I got to travel around the US;
- I became more independent by being away from my family;
He is a beautiful blonde hair- blue eye baby boy and I just want him to know how
much fun I had with him through the year. It's gonna be very hard to say
I want him to know how much i'm gonna miss him and that he will always be in my
I want him to know that if he ever wonders what his purpose in life is - he
already changed my life just by being born...
Do you have any funny, sad, happy, embarrassing or
otherwise memorable moments that you would like to share
: -He was a premmie and only weighed 4.15 pounds. He quickly cought up, because
became a very healthy (fat) little boy.
-I remember the only thing that calmed him back then was doing squats.
-He use to fall asleep on my chest and stay there the whole night.
-until this day he can not fall asleep without his stuffed cow.
-he got his teeth very quickly and have 8 already.
-his favourite snack has always been Cherios.
-remember the first time he started wearing his little blue shoes.
-he has always loved taking walks and being outside.
-also loves taking baths and swimming.
-today he can crawl and pull himself up.
-he loves giving hugs and kisses.
-he also enjoys reading books; playing with balls.
-he adores his puppy dog- Howard.
-his first word was ba ba but now he can say ma ma.
He was my new years date in Las Vegas; and my date on valentines day.
Do you have any other comments or thoughts
: His been an extremely good baby. His always happy and hardly ever cries.
He is very lucky to have such great parents as well. They've been the best host
Thank you and can't wait to see the result!
A Conversation in 2044
Joseph, as you're reading this,
I imagine the year is around 2044,
and I just wanted to tell you a few
as you made an impression that'll
last for evermore.
You see, I'm from South Africa,
and recently I've been working in
the U S A,
and for the last 11 months I've
been your nanny,
but sadly, it's now time for me to
And my departure brings me great
because you've a special place in
and I wanted to tell you of my love
but in truth, I just didn't know
where to start.
It's because of you that I had the
best year of my life,
I've been looking after you since
you were just 3 weeks old,
and I can now imagine your glorious
and your future stories, as yet
unwritten and untold.
Because of your birth I made new
I got to travel all around the
I became more independent by
leaving my family,
I started to steer my ship with the
winds of fates.
You have such beautiful blonde
and you have such magnificent baby
and I think you'll be a ladies man,
and this will come as no real
Because you've certainly bowled
this lady over.
Gee! We've had so much fun
you've given me memories that'll
last a lifetime,
beyond that, they're ones that'll
last forever and ever.
It's gonna be very hard to say
and I'm going to miss you with my
and if you're getting to wondering
about your purpose,
well, let me tell you, you've
already played a significant role.
Because you changed my life just by
and don't forget, you arrived early
on this planet Earth,
so you've already made your
I know exactly what one life can be
I used to calm you down by doing
you'd fall asleep on my chest and
stay there all night,
even today, you can't fall asleep
without your stuffed cow,
instinctively, together, you know
things will be alright.
You got your teeth very quickly,
and your favorite snack has always
I remember your little blue shoes,
your puppy dog Howard,
and I know which are your favorite
Actually, you like taking baths and
so you're happiest when you've no
you so love giving your hugs and
you've so much love and it has
always brightly shone.
You were my New Year's date in Las
and yes, you were also my
you were an extremely good baby,
so thanks for sharing your time
And you're lucky to have such great
they've been the best host parents
anyone's ever had,
and I know you'll be very happy,
because truly, you have a wonderful
Mom, a caring Dad.
And I can't imagine what 2044 looks
but I know you'll still be there,
in my mind,
because I know I was lucky to have
Joseph, a treasure like you is rare
and so very hard to find.
Copyright Allen Jesson :) 2004
The poem is perfect, thank you very
You're welcome to publish my poem and
don't have to change any names.
I would please like a
gold card with the following personal message:
You've left a permanent mark in my heart Joseph, will love you forever.
For my background I'm gonna go with the
beach at sunset.
I would like for the poem to be
autographed and please include the original draft.
Thank you once again, I know they are all
gonna love it.
thoughts and feelings...
...meaningfully wrapped within
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