8.14.2016

two years

Little boy with eyes of blue
just yesterday your life was brand new.
I held you close and rocked you to sleep
amazed that this miracle was mine to keep.

Somehow two years have swept through
days of smiles, and tears and holding you.
I keep thinking time will slow down,
take a break, give us time before your grown.
But it seems intent on racing away
as you work so hard at play.

So forgive me as I pull you near
and smell your skin and kiss you dear.
As you learn and grow, try and do,
know that you carry my heart with you.

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