She moves one
tiny foot in front of the other,
embracing her future,
present and past.
Did you have a baby?
I had a couple of them.
Once they were babies, now they are not.
They grew up, as babies tend to do. 😉
Yet another well written thought provoking poem. This is beautifully done my friend.
Thank you, Kevin
I’m thinking of a baby, wide-eyed, trusting, innocent, who doesn’t know anything else but to be present, and in this present moment awareness, is fully capable of embracing the all.
If we approach each task with the resilience each of us showed when learning to walk. Oh, if……
Reblogged this on JCU // Creative Writing Workshop.
Nicely written, lovely moment.
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Shawn Bird is a high school English teacher, poet, and YA author in the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia, Canada. She is a proud member of Rotary and a former Rotary Youth Exchange Student.
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