Tuesday, May 05, 2009

9:16pm

when there is still
and plastic ponies have finally been reined in
and the beefy rescue heroes have parked their bulky emergency vehicles
and the little hands that gave them life are twitching in light sleep
i am careful not to yell
yahoo!
or there will be no more still

4 comments :

  1. michellemceachern.blogspot.com9:51 PM

    oh ya! I know the feeling!

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  2. LOVE the way you so eloquently expressed how all mothers feel from time to time!

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  3. Anonymous7:10 AM

    I luv this.

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  4. it's all there and written so perfectly! It ought to be published.
    Sometimes I wonder what kind of noise you hear on those afternoon walks:)

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