Reflections on Mommyhood

Judyknit Home Page

Contents

Preface
The Presence
Waiting
Time Bomb
Wolf, Wolf
Rough Passage
The Newborn
Garage Sales and Baby
Mom's Conflict
Another Battle
The Transformation
My Child
Vacation with Baby
Busy Baby
The Battle
Horsie
Exploring
At Thirteen and Fourteen Months
Books and Puzzles
Christmas 1984
Lookie, Mommy
Toddler Words
A is for Ark
Me, Daniel
Three Little Words
Mommy, It Hurts
Daniel
No
Why?
Tired Again
Comparisons
Two Little Boys
A Father's Pride
Number Two Son
Tears
Oh, God
Too Soon

Number Two Son

 

Jolly little fellow
Only six months old
Standing in his crib
Holding to the railing, crying
Until mommy comes to rescue him
Another time.

Daily growing stronger
As new places he explores.
Very busily
Investigating chairs and toys and
Doors.

Going under tables as he crawls
Around the room;
Roaming on the carpet,
Looking, touching, and mouthing.
Into the room comes mommy.
Nap time!
Go to sleep!
Copyright 1988 by Judith E. Garling

Permission is granted for you to copy these poems for yourself or to share with others as long as the poems are not changed, you include the copyright notice, and no fee is charged. If you would like to post a poem on your website, please obtain permission; send me an email.