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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

OPEN LINK NIGHT: LISTEN, MY CHILD, AND YOU SHALL...



Photo credit: Anna's son

HEAR!


child, what do you see?
what attracts your stare?
i believe that
only God is aware
what one day you'll be.


what put me there

in front of you
to catch this moment
of light, as yourself
you see in the lens?


grandchild of Anna

loved son of
loving son
who shall shoulder-carry
the family name, the tree.


be always ready...and aware.



each cat meeow, splashing fish,

running ant, sweet birdsong,
every Peep who comes along
teaches, reaches inside your brain...
learn to laugh, cry, live, love,


when pride says, "I KNOW"...dare!



a goal for you, baby one, be

Honest, Open-minded, Willing.
it is the HOW of living well.
and with your allure, I'm sure
a pleased God will say
you lived a life of
unending day.
fulfilling...


--steveroni

4/29/2013

Over @ dVerse Poets it is OpenLinkNight #94
--and the doors open Tuesday at 3 pm EST. HERE

21 comments:

  1. the little ones watch all that we do...and learn from all of us...what an awesome responsibility eh? but then again having kids around teaches us so much as well...

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  2. I loved this poem. He's so adorable!

    each cat meeow, splashing fish,
    running ant, sweet birdsong,
    every Peep who comes along
    teaches, reaches inside your brain...
    learn to laugh, cry, live, love,

    when pride says, "I KNOW"...dare!

    a goal for you, baby one, be
    Honest, Open-minded, Willing.
    it is the HOW of living well.
    and with your allure, I'm sure
    a pleased God will say
    you lived a life of
    unending day.
    fulfilling...

    Couldn't be better. These lines touched me. Steve you are the best.

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  3. being honest and open-minded ..and teachable....me thinks those are good character traits to live a good life...he's so cute steve...

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  4. Such a great poem, filled with wisdom. And what a superb photo too!

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  5. Yeah they take everything in at ones bin, so on all around to make life profound.

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  6. I reckon he agrees with you :-)

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  7. Oh, this was great and the innocence of a child as everything is a wonder. Delightful..the picture is adorable


    Honest, Open-minded, Willing.
    it is the HOW of living well.

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  8. What a playful and profound poem. Well crafted in the art of parenting and the hope of new generations and the fresh perspectives they bring. This is so beautiful Steve!

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  9. So precious and sweet wishes... I love HOW. Thanks for visiting my Pulitzer Remix. I got a good laugh out of your joke.

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  10. Sweet..I love this, precious! Best wishes friend.

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  11. He's cute! I love your words to him.

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  12. Such a precious picture ~ I wish him well with guidance of all those who love and care for him ~ Cheers ~

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  13. Certainly a time to soak in so many wonderful things, with each one filled to the brim with glory and wonderment... Why do we lose that? Does it become blase'? Watching a snail as a child, or chasing night crawlers with flashlights as a young teen...... Life is filled with so much wonderment when we are young. I miss that.

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  14. awww that was so cute..
    kids are amazing.. they make us do things we never would have thought of..
    they are kids.. and they make us kids with them :)

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  15. AMEN. proudest is the song i can hear from here... carpe diem! smiles...

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  16. Nice read, very alluring and fulfilling with a smooth flow! Loved the child :)

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  17. Greatphotograph Steve and your post says it all!

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  18. Beautiful,full of life and wonder...great read!

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  19. this is too beautiful Steve.

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  20. and and and I LOVE your header picture.

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