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Birthday Haiku for Elias's 4th

Updated on April 11, 2017
Elias with friend and brother Sam.
Elias with friend and brother Sam. | Source

After March struggles

excitement around your Birthday

childhood memories

you run through tall grass

stop to pick up a few rocks

then stare at blue sky

take to your scrapes well

learn each lesson as you should

stumble through the world

I will stand sturdy

firm on ground as if I'm rock

you will know I'm here

as you fall to ground

to make an angel of mud

all this boyhood dirt

at night you will sit

still upon my cozy lap

to listen and sleep.


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      ThreeKeys 2 weeks ago from Australia

      I felt a sense of freedom and love with your child and for your child. Nice.

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      whonunuwho 2 weeks ago from United States

      Nice tribute to your child, my friend. Our kids mean the world to us as caring parents. Blessings to Elias and his wonderful family. whonu

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      Louise Powles 2 weeks ago from Great Yarmouth

      That's a lovely poem. It's good to treasure the moments of childhood. They grow up so quick.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 2 weeks ago from Reno NV

      Thank you ThreeKeys, whonu, and Louise for reading this morning and leaving comments. Jamie

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 weeks ago from Southern Illinois

      They run and play, learn something new everyday, yet in the evening they love to sit and be loved. This was beautiful!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 2 weeks ago from Reno NV

      So true. Thank you Ruby. Jamie

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      Suhail Zubaid aka Clark Kent 12 days ago from Mississauga, ON

      Treasuring the childhood's special moments through a poem - priceless!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 12 days ago from Reno NV

      Thank you Suhail. Jamie

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