The Sweetest...

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The Sweetest...

I sat and watched
a mother and her newborn
sitting together,
a blanket on the ground...

The mother herself
was fairly young,
with faint dark circles
and a smile full of love...

The child had her eyes,
green and blue,
and her hair,
tufts of a light-brown hue...

The babe began to cry
when a crowd of kids started yelling...
The sight of the mother quieting her
was really quite compelling...

She held her lightly,
like she was going to break,
but protective too,
as she leaned down, whispering...

The baby smiled,
a toothless grin,
and the mother smiled back;
all was well again...

Tucked in her blanket
the baby fell asleep...
The mother smiled up at me...

"Isnt she the sweetest thing?"

... And I said "yes."

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angelchaser commented on The Sweetest...

12-12-2010

This is really sweet, Audrey. You are such a wonderful poet. One of my favorites, in fact.

ImStillHere

12/13/2010

Thank you very much :) ~Audrey

ApaqRasgirl commented on The Sweetest...

08-13-2010

awww, that was sweet, I loved it.....all of us who are mothers can share in this one with you.....great read dear, thanks for the smile....loves ya asha

Mandi commented on The Sweetest...

08-13-2010

I love dthis but then I am nuts about babies. THey call to me... My first peoms were aboout babies. I would llike for you to read them.

Poetry is what is lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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