Category Archives: Parenting

I hold her tight

I hold her tight This girl of mine, For fear that she might fall; For fear that with a looser grip She’d not be here at all. I kiss her boo boos, Wipe her tears, Shoulder worries, Combat fears, I … Continue reading

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Sleepy Snuggles

Just one more cuddle? You plead, before you sleep; There is *always* time

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Healing Hold

If I could take your pain away I would. I’d wear it, aching, shaking, But relieved. If I could know That your pain was no more. For now I’ll hold you close To help you heal.

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Bed Time [Haiku]

Then it was bed time. Her dreams were big, flamboyant Though her frame was small.

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Tangled

Your temper unravels, Swinging.. Fraying at the ends; Like a yarn that’s Lost its way And now lies In a mess, A jumbled heap Upon a recently swept floor. I try to understand how the yarn Unfurled. What caused the … Continue reading

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Perfect Moment

Lazy evening sun beams warm your soul, You sit, focused, content, basking. Floating in a yellow pool of rays Drenched in contemplation, Oozing hope. This moment, perfect in its normalcy Is one I will recall In times of need.

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Home Sweet Home [Haiku]

Greeted with cuddles, Folded into loving arms. It’s good to be home.

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