Yesterday was our third grandchild's second birthday, same day as our wedding anniversary. What a fortunate coincidence!
A new sun rises, golden yellow, exquisite,
Lips velvety petals, black amber eyes, eyelashes to die for.
Wrinkly neck, wrinkly hands, fuzzy cheeks.
Delight rises from the bottom of my belly, my heart, my head.
I am showered with bliss.
Do you know who I am? I ask smiling from ear to ear. You simply look. I can’t stop hugging and kissing till you lay under moon light in your bassinet. When you cry, adoring parents wrap you up in a cocoon. You lull back into womblike trance. Kisses on your forehead, your cheeks, your tummy, leave a lingering sweetness. I treasure them for our moments of separation.
Two years pass; flits of a butterfly.
You smile when I kiss your...Read More