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A Bundle of Joy!

Updated on November 18, 2011

A bundle of joy

Arrives in our family.

He is wrapped like a package

And we are oozing with cuddles.

He has such a tender touch

Makes us go frail and weak in our knees.

His soft fingers are such a treat to touch

Beats all the stress and strains in our lives.

His innocence is beaming on his face

Makes us want to captivate it and always keep it protected.

His eyes search past us and around the room

While we stare at him with glee and joy.

He gives us a smirk from the side of his mouth while trying to get comfortable in this new environment

We join our hands and say our Grace and ask for Blessings for this Angel-Face.

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      epigramman 5 years ago

      ..well I must say there are two gifts of life on this page - the birth of a child and the birth of this lovely and heartfelt poem which needs no rhyme - it's just fine the way it is - because this celebration of life flows naturally from you and direct from the heart - although I have another gift in life to you just now and that is my friendship and my respects to you by posting this beauty to my FACEBOOK page with a direct link back here.

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      Manoj Kumar Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Ruchira, This photo is so cute and so divine that only feedback left is awesome. Thanks for this lovely photo and the poem.

      Namaskar,

      Manoj

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Well i must agree with Epi. It's a celebration of the arrival of a bundle of joy. Your words speak of the happiness within. The need for rhyme is nonexistent,although the last line rhymes with the words, grace and face. Well done Ruchira..Bravo..

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Wow...my poetic guru's have commented. I am deeply honored!

      I am ecstatic to read each of your comments...Thank you!!

      Thank you Epi

      Thank you Manoj

      Thank you Ruby

      God Bless you 3 for showing direction and encouragement to a novice like me.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Great hub. Congraulation if the cute photo is yours.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi writer20,

      Thank you for stopping by.

      This is my brother's baby.

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      Beaks 5 years ago from USA

      So cute! I just love the tiny hands that babies have.=, specially when babies curl them up when they are sleepy. Congratulations!

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Your brother has a beautiful baby! Very nice tribute!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Beaks for stopping by and your good wishes. Appreciate them!

      Hi Dexter...Thank you for stopping by to comment and appreciate the tribute. This is my FIRST ever poem...thus, was quite apprehensive. Thanks!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Congratulations on this beautiful bundle of joy, a lovely photo and poem.

      Thank you for sharing, voting up.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      This poem reminds of the day when my nephew was born. Thanks for celebrating life.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you MM,

      An appreciation coming from an expert who has mastered the art of poetry...means a lot to me. Thank you!!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Vinaya,

      I am glad that this simple poetry could take you back to yesteryears.

      You are so good in expressing your thoughts via versus..have learnt quite a bit from you as well...Thank you!

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      What a beautiful baby and obviously loved so much.

      This I can gleen from your writing,this poem came from your heart.

      One very lucky little baby!!

      Thank you for sharing this wonderful gem with us.

      Take care and I wish you a great day.

      Eiddwen.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Eiddwen,

      Such a pleasure to see you :)

      Thank you for your kind comments and appreciation.

      Wishing you a great day as well...Cheers!

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      Martie Coetser 5 years ago from South Africa

      NOTHING as beautiful as a new-born baby. Congratulations! Enjoy!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Martie...Appreciate you stopping by.

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      Great Hub, Ruchira and congratulations on your new bundle of joy!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi PdXkaraokeguy,

      thanks for appreciating it..and thanks for your wishes :)

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      Kelly Umphenour 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      What an adorable baby and how could anyone not enjoy that poem and photo? My nephew is 14 and I love that boy like crazy! I think I saw him every single day until he was like, 3! He is visiting this weekend...still my boy:) I especially enjoyed this because it reminded me of my special bond with him! UP and EVERYTHING!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Kelly,

      Thank you for stopping by to appreciate it. This was my first attempt to something short and discreet. Glad you liked it.

      Yes, I agree Nephews are another treasure to feel lucky about.

      Enjoy with yours over the weekend...Cheers!

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      sankari.nayagam 5 years ago

      Very nice poem Ruchira! Very cute kid!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Sankari,

      Thanks for your kind comment. What better way to celebrate than in words :)

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      anglnwu 5 years ago

      How precious--babies are such blessings and you said it well--a bundle of joy!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Anginwu,

      Welcome!

      Yes, babies are precious and pure and all the wonderful things :) Thus, the bundle of joy!

      Thank you for stopping by...appreciate it!

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Hi, there's nothing lovlier than that feeling of new baby, warm and soft and so special, your poem said it all, congrats!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thanks Nell. Well said indeed, birth is a magnificent and beautiful form of life.

      thanks for stopping by!

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      no problem. I hope you've been sleeping!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi justin,

      the above kid is my nephew. So, I definitely get to sleep a lot :)

      Thanks for your concern...appreciate it!

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      speed-manifesting 5 years ago

      Oh how sweet!!! Congratulations to you and your family. I was just listening to a song that says, "Freedom has the scent like the top of a newborn baby's head."

      I love & miss that smell, my youngest just turned 3,,,,but his breath still has the sweet smell that reminds me of the taste of amrit.

      For me, babies prove that the Real Nature of us human beings is in a word, "GOOD"

      Congratulations :)

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Gwen,

      So true. Toddlers are angels and when they grow up and start talking and demanding...gosh, devils in disguise...lol

      I cherish my kid's toddler days than now...thanks for the read and your valuable comment. loved it!

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      the best kinds of kids are the one's you can return :-)

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      hahaha...well said PDXKaraokeGuy :)

      Happy holidays, my friend!

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      u too!

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      BERNARD LEVINE 5 years ago from RUIMSIG, SOUTH AFRICA

      PRECIOUS CHILDREN By BERNARD LEVINE

      Bless your children with the power of prayer

      Celebrate their uniqueness

      Feed them encouragement and inspiration

      and let them feel they are greatly loved.

      Teach your children the beauty of kindness

      Enrich them with the wonders of nature

      Fill their hearts with joyful melody

      and always be their friend.

      Clothe your children in goodness

      Make their world full of nice surprises

      Help them to follow their dreams

      and thank God they came into your life.

      © Bernard Levine

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Wow, Bernard such beautiful poetry.

      Where were you...I might just follow you to read more of your excellent work.

      Thanks for stopping by and making yourself visible to me...Cheers!

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      wwolfs 5 years ago

      Lovely poem. Many blessings to you. There isn't anything more precious than a newborn baby. Adorable picture. Congratulations on your new bundle of joy!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you wwolfs :)

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