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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Jodi Picoult: Sometimes parents don't find what they're looking for it their child, so they plant seeds Sometimes parents don't find what they're looking for it their child, so they plant seeds for what they'd like to grow there instead. I've witnessed this with the former hockey player who takes his son out to skate before he can even walk. Or in the mother who gave up her ballet dreams when she married, but now scrapes her daughter's hair into a bun and watched from the wings of the stage. We are not, as you'd expect, orchestrating their lives; we are not even trying for a second chance. We are hoping that if this one thing takes root, it might take up enough light and space to keep something else from developing in our children: the disappointment we've already lived. — Jodi Picoult
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Susan Ford: I am still in touch with my Secret Service agents, most of whom are retired I am still in touch with my Secret Service agents, most of whom are retired now. They really get to be your friends. They watched me grow up, and most of them had little kids, so I was kind of giving them a warm-up of what was coming. — Susan Ford
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Jay Barbree: From deep within the solar system a large planetoid was headed Earth's way. It was From deep within the solar system a large planetoid was headed Earth's way. It was on a collision course and it was unbelievably massive - possibly the size of Mars itself. Had there been humans on Earth then they would have spotted this intruder millions of miles out. They would have watched it grow in size night after night. Soon it would have filled the sky. There would have been no escape, no reprieve. Instantly they would have been staring doom in its face as - at an oblique angle - the planetoid squashed the young Earth. — Jay Barbree
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Annie Dillard: She is nine, beloved, as open-faced as the sky and as self-contained. I have watched She is nine, beloved, as open-faced as the sky and as self-contained. I have watched her grow. As recently as three or four years ago, she had a young child's perfectly shallow receptiveness; she fitted into the world of time, it fitted into her, as thoughtlessly as sky fits its edges, or a river its banks. But as she has grown, her smile has widened with a touch of fear and her glance has taken on depth. Now she is aware of some of the losses you incur by being here
the extortionary rent you have to pay as long as you stay. — Annie Dillard
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Gavin Francis: Hennick's iliac artery and vein, as well as the artery and vein of the new Hennick's iliac artery and vein, as well as the artery and vein of the new kidney, were spliced together with neat embroidery stitches. Then the surgeon took a deep breath, stretched his arms like a stage conjurer, and said to me: "You're about to witness the most wonderful sight in the history of medicine." He removed the arterial and venous clamps in sequence, and Hennick's blood began to pump into the withered kidney. Each beat of his heart, visible in the pumping of the arteries, caused the kidney to swell. It was like watching a process of reanimation: a refutation of death. As the kidney grew, its defeated, dimpled surface began to fill out to a lucent pink. The surgeon held up the ureter of the new kidney (the tube that carries urine to the bladder) and I watched as a bead of urine began to grow at its cut end. — Gavin Francis
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Jefferson Han: If you watched companies such as Sony and Samsung grow, they focused first on features If you watched companies such as Sony and Samsung grow, they focused first on features and then on industrial design, which made their products look and feel better. — Jefferson Han
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By F Scott Fitzgerald: When Eleanor's arm touched his he felt his hands grow cold with deadly fear lest When Eleanor's arm touched his he felt his hands grow cold with deadly fear lest he should lose the shadow brush with which his imagination was painting wonders of her. He watched her from the corners of his eyes as ever he did when he walked with her
she was a feast and a folly and he wished it had been his destiny to sit forever on a haystack and see life through her green eyes. — F Scott Fitzgerald
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Margaret D. Nadauld: I watched my parents in their leadership callings in the Church and the community. We I watched my parents in their leadership callings in the Church and the community. We just grew up knowing that we should serve and do whatever we could do to make things grow. — Margaret D. Nadauld
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Rupert Grint: I've known Emma Watson since she was 9, we've watched each other grow up, formed I've known Emma Watson since she was 9, we've watched each other grow up, formed this sort of brother/sister bond, and suddenly I'm leaning in to kiss her. Well, it felt completely wrong ... but, you know, you try to sink into the character and divorce yourself from it. We ended up laughing hysterically afterwards. — Rupert Grint
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Louise Hart: Before I had my first child, I never really looked forward in anticipation to the Before I had my first child, I never really looked forward in anticipation to the future. As I watched my son grow and learn, I began to imagine the world this generation of children would live in. I thought of the children they would have, and of their children. I felt connected to life both before my time and beyond it. Children are our link to future generations that we will never see. — Louise Hart
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Patrick Rothfuss: I have heard what poets write about women. They rhyme and rhapsodize and lie. I I have heard what poets write about women. They rhyme and rhapsodize and lie. I have watched sailors on the shore stare mutely at the slow-rolling swell of the sea. I have watched old soldiers with hearts like leather grow teary-eyed at their king's colors stretched against the wind.
Listen to me: these men know nothing of love.
You will not find it in the words of poets or the longing eyes of sailors. If you want to know of love, look to a trouper's hands as he makes his music.
A trouper knows. — Patrick Rothfuss
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Richard Rohr: We grow up as natural optimists as Americans. Catholic priests were so hopeful as we We grow up as natural optimists as Americans. Catholic priests were so hopeful as we watched the Vatican II experience. Yet, it's a punch in the belly to see what has happened in the church and the world. Dualistic thinking seems to have taken over the church and our politics to a really neurotic degree. — Richard Rohr
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Suzette Valle: The films in 101 Movies to See Before You Grow Up are meant to be The films in 101 Movies to See Before You Grow Up are meant to be watched with your family. I hope that if I inspire you to do this even once a week, you will have spent an unforgettable hour or two taking a journey together into the limitless boundaries of imagination and creativity that only movies can take us on from the comfort of your own home. — Suzette Valle
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Winona Ryder: I'm quite comfortable looking at myself in movies, probably because I've been doing it for I'm quite comfortable looking at myself in movies, probably because I've been doing it for so long, since I was a kid. So I sort of watched myself grow up and go through adolescence, like, basically on camera. — Winona Ryder
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Val McDermid: She watched his pale, square hands on the map, the short almost stubby fingers, with She watched his pale, square hands on the map, the short almost stubby fingers, with their neatly trimmed nails and a sparse scattering of fine black hairs on the bottom section of each finger. Appalled, she felt a stirring of desire. You're pathetic as an adolescent, she savagely chided herself. Like a teenager who fancies the first teacher who says anything nice about your work. Grow up, Jordan! — Val McDermid
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By John Flanagan: The two girls disappeared into the stern cabin once more. Will watched them go, then The two girls disappeared into the stern cabin once more. Will watched them go, then asked Halt, 'Anything you'd like me to do? Grow a beard? Learn to walk like a rooster?'
'If you could stop asking facetious questions, that'd be a start,' Halt told him. 'But it's probably a little late in life for you to do that. — John Flanagan
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Christine Zolendz: A decent guy doesn't just get born and grow up to be Mr. Perfect. They A decent guy doesn't just get born and grow up to be Mr. Perfect. They need to be created by a woman. They're like a dumb blank lump of clay and you have to mold them into what you want them to be, while erasing everything their mothers ever taught them and all the horrible internet porn they've watched growing up. — Christine Zolendz
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I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Cherise Sinclair: You're my hero, Rhage."Ears pricked up, Rhage watched her closely. Anything she said was important You're my hero, Rhage."
Ears pricked up, Rhage watched her closely. Anything she said was important to him, and how lovely was that?
"I always thought I'd grow up and find my own hero." Rainie grimaced at herself in the mirror. Obviously she shouldn't have wasted her youth on reading and daydreaming. "But I gave up; I'm not holding out for a hero anymore. — Cherise Sinclair
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Catherynne M Valente: Of all the Fairy strangeness she had known, this seemed suddenly both the strangest and Of all the Fairy strangeness she had known, this seemed suddenly both the strangest and least strange of all. How she would have liked to be looked after like that, cared for and watched over. And yet at the same time, she understood the Whelk, and wished she could grow big enough to hold on to everyone she loved at once. To keep them safe and with her always and know their secret needs well enough to answer them. — Catherynne M Valente
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Herta Muller: No cities can grow in a dictatorship, because everything stays small when it's being watched. No cities can grow in a dictatorship, because everything stays small when it's being watched. — Herta Muller
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Susan Wiggs: She watched the gap between ship and shore grow to a huge gulf. Perhaps this She watched the gap between ship and shore grow to a huge gulf. Perhaps this was a little like dying, the departed no longer visible to the others, yet both still existed, only in different worlds. — Susan Wiggs
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Markus Zusak: He watched them grow, until eventually, great forests of words had risen throughout Germany ... He watched them grow, until eventually, great forests of words had risen throughout Germany ... It was a nation of farmed thoughts. — Markus Zusak
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Samuel Eto'o: Messi is God, as a person and even more as a player. I knew him Messi is God, as a person and even more as a player. I knew him when he was a boy and I've watched him grow. He deserves it all. — Samuel Eto'o
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Bertrand Russell: An extra-terrestrial philosopher, who had watched a single youth up to the age of twenty-one An extra-terrestrial philosopher, who had watched a single youth up to the age of twenty-one and had never come across any other human being, might conclude that it is the nature of human beings to grow continually taller and wiser in an indefinite progress towards perfection; and this generalization would be just as well founded as the generalization which evolutionists base upon the previous history of this planet. — Bertrand Russell
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Mary Johnston: She was coming. I watched the slight figure grow out of the dusk between the She was coming. I watched the slight figure grow out of the dusk between the trees, and the darkness in which I had walked of late fell away. The wood that had been so gloomy was a place of sunlight and song; had red roses sprung up around me I had felt no wonder. She came softly and slowly with bent head and hanging arms, not knowing that I was near. I went not to meet her - it was my fancy to have her come to me still - but when she raised her eyes and saw me I fell upon my knees. — Mary Johnston
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Anzia Yezierska: The stars in their infinite peace seemed to pour their healing light into me. I The stars in their infinite peace seemed to pour their healing light into me. I thought of captives in prison, the sick and the suffering from the beginning of time who had looked to these stars for strength. What was my little sorrow to the centuries of pain which those stars had watched? So near they seemed, so compassionate. My bitter hurt seemed to grow small and drop away. If I must go on alone, I should still have silence and the high stars to walk with me. — Anzia Yezierska
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By V.C. Andrews: I watched the jealousy between them grow, and felt it was none of my faultonly I watched the jealousy between them grow, and felt it was none of my fault
only Momma's! As everything wrong in my life was her fault. — V.C. Andrews
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Ernest Hemingway,: After the train started he had stood on the rear platform and watched the station After the train started he had stood on the rear platform and watched the station and the water tower grow smaller and smaller and the rails crossed by the ties narrowed toward a point where the station and the water tower stood now minute and tiny in the steady clicking that was taking him away. — Ernest Hemingway,
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Harold C. Schonberg: When Callas carried a grudge, she planted it, nursed it, fostered it, watered it and When Callas carried a grudge, she planted it, nursed it, fostered it, watered it and watched it grow to sequoia size. — Harold C. Schonberg
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Wesley Chu: Smitt walked up next to James and watched the planet slowly grow larger. They say Smitt walked up next to James and watched the planet slowly grow larger. They say the water used to be so blue you could see it from space. — Wesley Chu
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By H.G.Wells: That afternoon, with a sense of infinite relief, Pollock watched the flat swampy foreshore of That afternoon, with a sense of infinite relief, Pollock watched the flat swampy foreshore of Sulyma grow small in the distance. The gap in the long line of white surge became narrower and narrower. It seemed to be closing in and cutting him off from his trouble. The feeling of dread and worry began to slip from him bit by bit. At Sulyma belief in Porroh malignity and Porroh magic had been in the air, his sense of Porroh had been vast, pervading, threatening, dreadful. Now manifestly the domain of Porroh was only a little place, a little black band between the lea and the blue cloudy Mendi uplands.
("Pollock And The Porroh Man") — H.G.Wells
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Iris Murdoch: Dora watched him for a while, nervously, and then returned to scanning the whole group. Dora watched him for a while, nervously, and then returned to scanning the whole group. Seeing them all together like that she felt excluded and aggressive, and Noel's exhortations came back to her. They had a secure complacent look about them: the spiritual ruling class; and she wished suddenly that she might grow as large and fierce as a gorilla and shake the flimsy doors off their hinges, drowning the repulsive music in a savage carnivorous yell. — Iris Murdoch
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Owen Egerton: She watched the coals grow cooler and wondered if worlds grew cool as well. If She watched the coals grow cooler and wondered if worlds grew cool as well. If existence faded like heat. — Owen Egerton
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Zach Galligan: River Phoenix and I were friends for nine years, and I watched him grow and River Phoenix and I were friends for nine years, and I watched him grow and mature, and I also saw him struggle. I watched him deal with the whole up and down aspects of Hollywood and saw him bounce back, so when he passed away, it was such an enormous shock. — Zach Galligan
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Karen Marie Moning: She's cold as ice.""You used to worry she'd get herself killed before she managed to She's cold as ice."
"You used to worry she'd get herself killed before she managed to grow up," Barrons says. "Moot point now."
"She's fucking beautiful."
Barrons studies him a moment then says, "Old enough for you."
"That's not why I watched over her."
"Bullshit. We all saw the woman she could become. Just didn't think she'd do it so quickly."
"I wanted her to have - Ah, fuck, it doesn't matter."
"The childhood she missed. It's gone. Adapt. — Karen Marie Moning
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Susie Kaye Lopez: Lily, I have known you all my life, and I have watched you grow up Lily, I have known you all my life, and I have watched you grow up from my sister's annoying best friend who followed me around everywhere I went into the woman who I love with all my heart and all my soul. You are my best friend, my soul mate and the wife that I will love and cherish for the rest of my days. You are my every heart beat and the reason that I breathe. I love you. I love you forever. I love you beyond forever. — Susie Kaye Lopez
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Paulo Coelho: I'm like one of those leaves on the city ground, who lived thinking it would I'm like one of those leaves on the city ground, who lived thinking it would be everlasting and died without knowing exactly why; who loved the sun and the moon and who watched those buses and rattling streetcars go by for a long time, and yet no one ever had the courtesy to let her know that winter existed. They lived it up, until one day they began to turn yellow and the tree bid them farewell. It didn't say "see you later" but "good-bye," knowing the leaves would never be back. And it asked the wind for help loosening them from their branches and carrying them far away. The tree knows it can grow only if it rests. And if it grows, it will be respected. And can produce even more beautiful flowers. — Paulo Coelho
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Dorothy Parker: For this my mother wrapped me warm,And called me home against the storm,And coaxed my For this my mother wrapped me warm,
And called me home against the storm,
And coaxed my infant nights to quiet,
And gave me roughage in my diet,
And tucked me in my bed at eight,
And clipped my hair, and marked my weight,
And watched me as I sat and stood:
That I might grow to womanhood
To hear a whistle and drop my wits
And break my heart to clattering bits. — Dorothy Parker
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By A.W. Tozer: Strength of this affection. And it is not hard to understand. The baby represented everything Strength of this affection. And it is not hard to understand. The baby represented everything sacred to his father's heart: the promises of God, the covenants, the hopes of the years and the long messianic dream. As he watched him grow from babyhood to young manhood the heart of the old man was knit closer and closer with the life of his son, till at last the relationship bordered upon the perilous. It was then that God stepped in to save both father and son from the consequences of an uncleansed love. "Take now thy son," said God to Abraham, "thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt-offering upon one of the mountains which I will — A.W. Tozer
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Elizabeth Gilbert: I watched them, thinking that little girls who make their mothers live grow up to I watched them, thinking that little girls who make their mothers live grow up to be such powerful women. — Elizabeth Gilbert
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Sarah Fine: I've watched you shoulder your responsibilities, as I've felt you grow stronger with every fight, I've watched you shoulder your responsibilities, as I've felt you grow stronger with every fight, as I've seen how all these things hurt you and yet somehow cannot defeat you, I've only fallen deeper. — Sarah Fine
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Miley Cyrus: I don't think you can be too ashamed of anything as long as you were I don't think you can be too ashamed of anything as long as you were being yourself. I think why people feel, um, so entitled over me is that they've watched me grow up. But that's a blessing and a curse. — Miley Cyrus
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Satoshi Tajiri: I had a cat, though. I wanted to name the frogs, because I watched them I had a cat, though. I wanted to name the frogs, because I watched them grow, but there were too many. — Satoshi Tajiri
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Stephen Chbosky: I walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. There were I walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. There were a lot of little kids there. I watched them flying. Doing jumps and having races. And I thought that all those little kids are going to grow up someday. And all of those little kids are going to do the things that we do. And they will all kiss someone someday. But for now, sledding is enough. I think it would be great if sledding were always enough, but it isn't. — Stephen Chbosky
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By David O. Russell: I think Jennifer Lawrence is that inside of herself. As long as I've known her I think Jennifer Lawrence is that inside of herself. As long as I've known her she's been both 10 years old and 50 years old. And we've watched her grow up since she walked on "Silver Linings Playbook" as a 20-year-old and had not been - "Hunger Games" had not come out. And I've watched her have to take on and deal with a great deal of attention and resources and people. — David O. Russell
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Ursula K. Le Guin: I went to the springs while the sun was still up, and sitting on a I went to the springs while the sun was still up, and sitting on a rocky outcrop above the cave mouth I watched the light grow reddish across the misty pools, and listened to the troubled voice of the water. After a while I moved farther up the hill, where I could hear birds singing near and far in the silence of the trees. The presence of the trees was very strong ... The big oaks stood so many, so massive in their other life, in their deep, rooted silence: the awe of them came on me, the religion. — Ursula K. Le Guin
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Katey Sagal: When you grow up around it, I just watched my father work really hard. He When you grow up around it, I just watched my father work really hard. He wasn't around as much as I would have liked. And when I grew up, I understood why. — Katey Sagal
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Gunter Grass: What more can I say: born beneath light bulbs, interrupted my growth at the age What more can I say: born beneath light bulbs, interrupted my growth at the age of three, was given a drum, sangshattered glass, smelled vanilla, coughed in churches, stuffed Luzie with food, watched ants as they crawled, decided to grow, buried the drum, moved to the West, lost what was East, learned to carve stone and posed as a model, went back to my drum and inspected concrete, made money and cared for the finger, gave the finger away and fled as I laughed, ascended, arrested, convicted, confined, now soon to be freed, and today is my birthday, I'm thirty years old, and still as afraid of the Black Cook as ever - Amen. — Gunter Grass
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Bun B.: I love Wayne, I respect his talent. I've watched him grow up. I love Wayne, I respect his talent. I've watched him grow up. — Bun B.
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Josh Kilmer-Purcell: Pop Salvation is a genius take on discovering who you are by becoming what you Pop Salvation is a genius take on discovering who you are by becoming what you most admire. If I didn't know better, I'd think Lance Reynald watched me grow up. Marvelously endearing and insightful. — Josh Kilmer-Purcell
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Seanan McGuire: Don't be. I went off to play the hero myself, once. I'd do it again, Don't be. I went off to play the hero myself, once. I'd do it again, if I had to." His smile turned wistful. "I'd do it all again, and I'd do it differently. When certain people wanted to walk away, well ... it would be different. But we can't change the past, and now I get to watch you ride away. I saw you born. I watched you grow from a confused little girl into one of my finest knights. I shouldn't have to see you die. — Seanan McGuire
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Gina Greenlee: I know when people think of New York, they think of theater, restaurants, cultural landmarks I know when people think of New York, they think of theater, restaurants, cultural landmarks and shopping," I told him. "But beyond the iconic skyline and the news from Wall Street, New York is a collection of villages. In our neighborhoods, we attend school, play Kick the Can, handball and ride our bikes. I grew up knowing the names and faces of the baker, the shoe repair family, the Knish man and the Good Humor man who sold me and the other kids in my neighborhood half a popsicle for a nickel. My father took me to the playground where he pushed me on the swing, helped balance me on the seesaw and watched as I hung upside down by my feet on the monkey bars. Yes," I told the interviewer, "people actually grow up in New York. — Gina Greenlee
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Ta-Nehisi Coates: On the last day of her visit I drove your grandmother to the airport. Your On the last day of her visit I drove your grandmother to the airport. Your mother was her only child, as you are my only child, and having watched you grow I know that nothing could possibly be more precious to her. She said to me, "You take care of my daughter."
When she got out of the car my world had shifted. I felt that I had crossed some threshold out of the foyer of my life and into the living room. Everything that was the past seemed to be another life. There was before you and then there was after and in this after you were the god I'd never had. I submitted before your needs and I knew then that I must survive for something more than survival's sake. I must survive for you. — Ta-Nehisi Coates
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Cassandra Clare: Shadowhunters," he said. "They get in your blood, under your skin. I've been with vampires, Shadowhunters," he said. "They get in your blood, under your skin. I've been with vampires, werewolves, faeries, warlocks like me - and humans, so many fragile humans. But I always told myself I wouldn't give my heart to a Shadowhunter. I've so nearly loved them, been charmed by them - generations of them, sometimes: Edmund and Will and James and Lucie ... the ones I saved and the ones I couldn't." His voice choked off for a second, and Luke, staring in amazement, realized that this was the most of Magnus Bane's real, true emotions that he had ever seen. "And Clary, too, I loved, for I watched her grow up. But I've never been in love with a Shadowhunter, not until Alec. For they have the blood of angels in them, and the love of angels is a high and holy thing. — Cassandra Clare
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Dorianne Laux: Moon In the WindowI wish I could say I was the kind of childwho watched Moon In the Window
I wish I could say I was the kind of child
who watched the moon from her window,
would turn toward it and wonder.
I never wondered. I read. Dark signs
that crawled toward the edge of the page.
It took me years to grow a heart
from paper and glue. All I had
was a flashlight, bright as the moon,
a white hole blazing beneath the sheets. — Dorianne Laux
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Kaya Scodelario: It was really cool to work with Dakota Fanning. I've watched her grow up and It was really cool to work with Dakota Fanning. I've watched her grow up and I've always loved her films, loved her. It was amazing working with someone who was American as well, because obviously it's going to be a different energy straightaway. We got on really well; she's so professional and hardworking. — Kaya Scodelario
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Philip Larkin: If grief could burn outLike a sunken coal,The heart would rest quiet, The unrent soulBe If grief could burn out
Like a sunken coal,
The heart would rest quiet,
The unrent soul
Be still as a veil;
But I have watched all night

The fire grow silent,
The grey ash soft:
And I stir the stubborn flint
The flames have left,
And grief stirs, and the deft
Heart lies impotent. — Philip Larkin
I've Watched You Grow Sayings By Colleen McCullough: He had always been her baby, her lovely little boy; though she had watched him He had always been her baby, her lovely little boy; though she had watched him change and grow with proprietary pride, she had done so with an image of laughing baby superimposed on his maturing face. — Colleen McCullough