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by Kate Demeree

"Wonderfully joyous," those are the words,

For thoughts and feelings new to my world.

Something is stirring deep down inside,

Where is my angel? I need a guide

 

Laughing, and loving, playing each day,

I follow the path, you lead the way...

Your eyes how they sparkle and tell me you, too,

Will build many memories before we are through.

 

Your brown eyes are laughing, that's nothing new,

Smile little darling, I'm catching you.

Run a bit faster on two tiny feet,

Hurry-up sweetie, it's time to eat.

 

Lay down becide me, I'll cradle your head,

We'll lie togher on my queen size bed.

I whisper softly, while holding you near,

Thank you sweet Jesus, for sending her here.

 

Oh my sweet angel, soon you will go,

Children are precious, still they do grow,

Take with you something of me when you do,

I loved you Darling from the moment I knew

05/20/2000

Author's Note: *softly smiling* for my daughter.... with love... forever

Posted on 05/16/2006
Copyright © 2021 Kate Demeree

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Joan Serratelli on 05/16/06 at 03:54 PM

Beautiful....need I say more? I could feel the love you have for this tiny being and I can relate. I love each of my children from the moment I knew that they were inside me. Stunning and very touching- warmed my heart to read.

Posted by Glenn Currier on 08/10/06 at 03:33 AM

Ah! to have a mom like you. This is an absolute delight in its rhyme and the way it skips across the screen with love and joy. Thanks for the cool splash on the hot summer night.

Posted by Elizabeth Seago on 12/01/06 at 03:43 PM

Ms.Kate, this was absolutely beautiful! Oh, how I miss hearing your spoken word poetry you would read to Becca and I when I used to sleep over. Your writing is so eloquent. An inspiration!

Posted by Philip F De Pinto on 03/21/09 at 12:36 PM

fortune surely smiles on one named Becca, especially when Becca has such a mom as is Kate, and particularly when such a one as is Kate is wielding such a quill as spells, Love sweet Love.

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