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SonShine! & Dreams Left Undone.

Updated on February 8, 2013

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My whole world
was eclipsed
last evening
at 9:00 p.m. sharp
a brightness fell
across my dark shadows, unshaven
a warm glow split
the craggy face I call my own
into a crescent smile
as my six year old
kissed me goodnight
this tiny piece of me
that spun off
in a stellar explosion
of immense proportions
some 81 months ago
the same son around
which I now gravitate
always pulled much
closer to his light
watching my dark side
spliced asunder
in the overwhelming
intensity of his love
now the Man-In-The-Moon is me
basking in the splendour
of my tiny son
\ \/ ////
> O <
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Dreams Left Undone.


Imagination calls me
I can hear it's whispers plainly
after all these years it's waited
to reclaim the fun we've shared
and it comes to me disguised
on stubby legs with tousled hair
somersaulting through the leaf piles
chased by giggles mixed with pleas
that I join in full abandon
with my five year old companion
tumbling headfirst into remnants
of the summer with my son
first pretending we are tigers
on the prowl in hidden foliage
then becoming large bulldozers
plowing through the mounds of humus
in an instant battling armies
using sticks to fire volleys
celebrating our great victories
with confetti bits of Awe-dom
far too soon we clamber upward
brushing off debris left clinging
hand in hand we march together
back to the real world, supper calls
but I still can smell that sweet scent
of those leaves we crushed beneath us
that hid sentimental moments
left behind when I was small
Imagination calls me
and no longer will I linger
with my son we'll both go chasing
all the dreams I've left undone.



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      Ruby Jean Fuller 7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      soo very beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!

      A great Dad you are