In A Child's Eyes


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Christmas Memories of my Mom

In A Child's Eyes

He was only three years old,
When his Mother passed away.
But, he remembers just how beautiful,
She was on that Christmas Day.

She shone with such a perfect glow, 
Like the Angel on the tree.
He couldn't take his eyes off her,
He was blinded by her beauty.

She looked so pretty in her dress,
Flowing like an Angel's wings.
Her voice was soft and beautiful,
As he listened to her sing.

"Silent Night .. Holy Night,
All is calm .. All is Bright." ...
She sang as she decorated,
Hanging ornaments and lights.

She picked him up and let him help,
Placing the Angel on the top.
He remembered just how much fun it was,
And never wanted it to stop.

That was many, many years ago,
But, it's still a favorite memory.
That Christmas within my child's eyes,
Because, that little boy was me. 


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commonreactor commented on In A Child's Eyes


what a wonderful write, Ken! you've definitely captured the meaning of a moment. well done!

countrypoet commented on In A Child's Eyes


Ken, Thanks for sharing this very special Christmas memory with us.It was very heart warming and well written.I'm sorry that it took so long to read it.I have been busy spending time with my beautiful Christmas angel.Love and many blessings to you in the New Year. Terry



Thanks again Terry! :) No apologies needed ... Hell, look how long it took me to reply! lol! Sorry, I have been very distracted lately with some issues and the internet access that I have sucks! lol! Thanks again Pal! :) Ken

Marsink commented on In A Child's Eyes


Beautiful and touching to any who loved their mother, especially, her gracious presence on Christmas Day. Applause Crescendo!



Thanks so much Marsink for all the reads and comments .. I will certainly be returning the favor as soon as possible. :) I'm happy you enjoyed this special Christmas memory. Thanks again Pal! Much appreciated! :) Ken

ApaqRasgirl commented on In A Child's Eyes


oh this just gets even better each time I read it......such a heartfelt write of the wonderful loving memories you cherish in your heart from that special Christmas many years always warms my heart to read such wonderful memories of others that are shared with all of us........your emotions flowed with perfection in the rhythm of this poem.......loved it dear and adding to my favs and thanks for donating this piece of your heart to our Christmas book.....I can't wait to see it all printed up so pretty in the book....thanks for this heart warming share with your OP asha



Thank you Asha! :) You're too kind my friend. I appreciate your kudos and save to faves immensely. I am humbled that my poems will be included in the OP Christmas book, so it is definitely my pleasure to donate. Thanks again Asha for the read and wonderful comments. Much Appreciated! :) Ken

HIP13044b commented on In A Child's Eyes


This is an excellent poem. The sentiment is strong, and heartfelt, and the structure is solid. Nicely done.



Thanks so much Hip! :) I appreciate the read and review! I wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! :) Ken

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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