Little Boy

Published Date: August 15th, 2008
Category: Poetry

 

Sour milk and

sticky apple juice fingers

brushed through

Baby shampoo-ed hair

 

Unwashed teddy bears and

slightly dank blankies

resting next to your warm body encased in

Dreft-washed Elmo PJs

 

Then of course there are the aromas of

belly laughs and

dark, dark eyes and

the eternal smiles of sleep

 

The small grasp of your

somehow strong finger while you

dream of times that still

have no meaning to you

 

I creep into your room and rest my

head softly upon yours

inhaling all that is the

little boy in you

 

And wish that I

could just bottle

this moment

forever.

 

 

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