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“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” (George Bernard Shaw) Family is the best thing you can have in your life, they will never let you down and always will support you. In every familyGrandparents play a very important role. “Grandma Ling” and “Legacy II” are two poems that the authors wrote to express the different life lessons that their grandparents taught them. Family teaches you somany things, not always in the way you expect it, but their advices and lessons are always full of meaning in your life. They will always give you what you need, not more, not less.

“Grandma Ling”is a poem that is about a young woman, that all her life has had one big wish: to meet her family, her grandma. There`s one problem though, they live halfway across the world in China. Once she got totravel there, she met her grandma and saw that she reflected herself; they didn’t speak the same language but understood each other in the silence of their hug, like family does. “Grandma Ling” is apoem that the theme is what the author learned from her grandmother, that family will always understand you. The author and her grandmother understand each other even though they don’t speak the samelanguage.

“Legacy II” is another poem, about a man and his grandfather who was poorly educated and spoke just a few words in English; he was an immigrant living in the U.S. He would always talkabout simple things, and once taught his grandson the four names of the cardinal points. The man let the time pass, and now that he looks back he wishes he were at the place his grandfather was that day,at the point of having knowledge in life.“Legacy II” is a poem in which the narrator learns that knowing about a few simple things is more important that knowing the things you learn studying. Thedirections his grandfather pointed at can also be directions in life, different paths that you can take. But they are just the basics, there is a lot more to learn about each one. The poem also makes...
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