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A Piece of Me--An Ode to a Son

Updated on December 2, 2013
Our beautiful 7lb 10oz baby boy.
Our beautiful 7lb 10oz baby boy. | Source

Tonight a son was born

Together we’ve entered a point of no return.

So small and fragile yet so strong,

Growing up it won’t take long.

A piece of me he will always be

For he holds my hearts’ key.




You have my eyes and daddy's nose

That brown head of fuzz that never seems to grow.

Your peaceful smile,

We'll just snuggle a while.

A piece of me you'll always be

A beautiful mix of daddy and me.




Watching you grow up so fast

Like the changing of leaves in summer’s past.

Rolling over and growing teeth

Soon he’ll be hanging the Christmas wreath.

A piece of me he will always be

My beautiful little sweet pea.





My perfect precious gift

A beautiful good night kiss

These days will never be forgotten

Though your bright future is already on the horizon.

A piece of me you’ll always be,

Forever and eternity.

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      Ghaelach 3 years ago

      Hi Shesabutterfly.

      I am not a person into poems, but I find this so beautiful. May you all be happy "Forever and eternity."

      Take care and have a nice week.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      Darkproxy 3 years ago from Ohio

      that is so very sweet

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      Cholee Clay 3 years ago from Wisconsin

      Thank you both for your kind comments. I haven't written poetry in awhile, but I felt inspired :)

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      KJhusak 3 years ago from Akron

      I love this! Voted up, beautiful, and awesome. (:

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      Cholee Clay 3 years ago from Wisconsin

      Thanks KJhusak! The votes are much appreciated :)

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