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liquid sunshine

by Patricia J Reed

his sweet smile is notable
only because it is the antithesis
of everyday grind

when the tiny corners
of those little lips curl
he seems content

he beams with innocent love
and is absolute in his happiness

his genuine blue eyes
pierce any troubled day

i hold my breath
(for fear my heart
would beat out of my chest)

this tender gaze is
powerful
refreshing
loving

liquid sunshine

06/06/2007

Posted on 06/07/2007
Copyright © 2022 Patricia J Reed

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Genevieve Sturrock on 06/07/07 at 01:58 AM

have you been looking into the face of my sweet little boy? you captured my feeling perfectly. thank you.

Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 06/07/07 at 02:25 AM

Liquid sunshine, eh? I like that. Nice write.

Posted by Angela Nuzzo on 06/07/07 at 06:22 AM

Babies have that certain ability to make you feel all squishy inside. Very nice, Patricia. :)

Posted by Dave Fitzgerald on 06/07/07 at 01:54 PM

Beautiful, description. Love it.

Posted by Kyle Anne Kish on 06/22/07 at 12:54 PM

Oh, how could I NOT read this poem with it's beautiful title. I do so like the thought of liquid sunshine and you described very well what it's like ... in my mind anyway. Beautiful write, Patricia.

Posted by Amy Manning on 11/04/11 at 04:56 AM

I love this. Gives me that warm, floaty feeling.

Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 11/04/11 at 03:55 PM

"he beams with innocent love and is absolute in his happiness" - what a place to be!

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