PB&J

My son
My son | Source

“Mmm, yummy!”

He says, grinning through PB&J

He claps his hands and says

To my surprise, “happy day!”


I just about die laughing

At the words he is learning

And my heart just melts

When he begins flirting


Stroking my hair,

Cupping my face in his hands

“Pretty Mommy”, he says

And yep, I am at his command.


His ammo for “NO!”

Is those super long lashes

He flutters them while smirking

Who’s out of chances?


Was he in trouble, or is it me?

Because he is all I can see

When his tiny voice says

“Wuv you, mommy”.


He fights me with everything

Getting dressed is a UFC match

I am constantly protecting myself

From every head-butt, bite and scratch


When he gets angry

He tries to “Hulk out”

Holds his breath and starts to shake

But I just laugh out loud.


His wit keeps me chuckling,

His intelligence amazes me

I am sure my friends are tired

Of hearing him count to twenty.


But he’s not even two,

And he knows his letters,

I am already so blown away,

I can’t believe it gets better.


I just hope he calms down a little

Because I can’t quite keep up!

Four AM, what the hell is that?

Oh just my son, he’s already up.


Playing in the dark with his toys

Looks at me like, “What?

Don't mind me, just playin'

with my good friends Woody and Buzz"


I can and can’t wait to see

What crazy things he will do

I just hope he does better than me

And thinks things through


Whatever the future holds,

I'll always remember this face

so innocent and happy,

just covered in PB&J.

Me and my little guy
Me and my little guy | Source

Comments 23 comments

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

What a little doll and smart as a whip on top of it! I'll bet he keeps you in stitches! Enjoy him, Liz. They grow up oh so fast!


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bizarrett81 3 years ago from Maine Author

Oh bravewarrior, he so does keep me in stitches. I never knew little ones could be sooo smart! And I do cherish it, I know time flies! Thank you so much for reading!


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

Hold onto those moments Elizabeth. They are precious and will be with you for a lifetime. :) Happy 4th of July!


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bizarrett81 3 years ago from Maine Author

I hope they stay with me forever, Billybuc! And Happy Fourth of July to you as well, I hope the weather is as fine for you as it FINALLY is for us today!


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Oh, I can't wait to see him. Don't worry, I'll teach him some more good habits before I'm gone. : )


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Too adorable! thank you


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bizarrett81 3 years ago from Maine Author

Dad, I can't wait for you to see him too, and I'm sure you will teach him all kinds of things that I will appreciated LOL


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bizarrett81 3 years ago from Maine Author

Mhatter99 thank you for reading!


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janetwrites 3 years ago from Georgia country

This is so cute! I couldn't imagine a life without my little ones - my son is 4 and my daughter is 1. You also have a smart one. My son can already read words though he is only 4. I also wished I could keep this moments forever. Thank you for sharing this wonderful poem along with the cute photos!


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bizarrett81 3 years ago from Maine Author

such great ages, janetwrites! It really amazes me how smart children and toddlers can be. I am so glad you enjoyed this and thank you so much for reading!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up. This was just delightful. Love the pic but would have been great seeing that cute little face covered with PB&J


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bizarrett81 3 years ago from Maine Author

Thanks Gypsy Rose Lee! He is delightful, and I am glad I can share these memories with you!


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Great poem!


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bizarrett81 3 years ago from Maine Author

Thank you, vwok!


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Guinevere Cote 2 years ago from Maine

Love the poem! Made me smile and laugh!


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bizarrett81 2 years ago from Maine Author

Thank you Guin!! I forgot about this one!


Johny Dumbrocyo 2 years ago

I Love this one. He is a lucky boy


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bizarrett81 2 years ago from Maine Author

This seems like a million years ago. I am a lucky mom!


Jonathan Dumbrocyo 16 months ago

Still one of my favorite's


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bizarrett81 16 months ago from Maine Author

Me too. It's crazy to look back on these memories, seems like an eternity ago, already!


Jonathan Dumbrocyo 16 months ago

He is growing too fast


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bizarrett81 16 months ago from Maine Author

He sure is, way too fast


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shanmarie 9 months ago from Texas

I know this is a few years old now, but such sweet memories!

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