I feel your ethereal pride
in my accomplishment
as firmly as I used to feel
I can’t understand why, because I’m wordless, but I really liked this poem.
Our loved ones never stop their tender watch.
Genuine pride, not self-glorification, is transitory.
But those parental pride moments are frequent, when the kid is amazing, right?
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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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