Our Little Man
Full of admiration
our little explorer
has extra pairs of
watchful, loving eyes
to give him confidence.
Big sisters' guiding hands
help him along the way.
Leaps of joy greet big brother
when home from college he visits.
Family means everything
to our little man,
the youngest of six.
Constantly amazing us
and brightening our days
reminding us all
to take time to play.
And we have to admit,
for him we might possess
a bit more than he for us
of admiration and emulation!
by Margaret Bednar, Art Happens, 3-15-11
These two poems are for the "March Challenge". The above poem is for tomorrow's reflection on "family". My very first poem written last year is below. I wrote it in October of 2010 and reflected upon childhood, which is today's word prompt. The top photo is for "Movement in March".
Childhood is a time of wonderment
encouragement and possibilities.
Exploration begins every morning
with fresh faces and engaging smiles.
Each day approached with boundless energy.
As the sun rises, imagination flourishes
and inspiration is found in the simple.
Creativity soars with seemingly no boundaries.
Each day is for experimenting
and is about the process, not the end result.
Failure does not define who they are.
As they are tucked away each evening
sleepy heads are filled with questions.
Confident there are answers.
Parenthood is a time of great importance
a limited opportunity to re-learn life's secrets.
Offered in the sweetest of ways.
by Margaret Bednar, Art Happens, 10-18-10
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This is our little tuxedo kitty as a baby a few days after we got her from a farm. I had wanted a Siamese and almost didn't allow her to come home with us. For some reason I didn't take many photos of her when she was little and we are all thrilled I found this one. I do remember that my youngest daughter carried her around for about a week, she loved her so. This is for the "Creative Exchange".