Monthly Archives: June 2013

“Daddy’s home!”

We clamor and clamber
Trying to shinny up his legs
To reach his welcoming arms.
Daddy’s home!
He towers over us
But bends to scoop us up
Till we are face to face.

Grown tall, we still look up to him
Those legs, once towering, strong
No longer bear our weight
Nor even his.
He loses them. Continue reading

My conscious mind does not recall
The first time
You held me,
But I remember well
The day you held my daughter
Right after I did.
The joy I felt, you had felt
And both of us knew it now.
The love with which you gazed at her
Was the same love you had given to me
And the same love that swelled my heart to bursting. Continue reading