Always Worth It

April 30, 2009
By TheRealAriel1995 PLATINUM, Highland Village, Texas
TheRealAriel1995 PLATINUM, Highland Village, Texas
30 articles 6 photos 203 comments

Favorite Quote:
"See in what peace a Christian can die." - Joseph Addison
"How come everyone will come to your funeral, but nobody will come see you when you are living?"


Splash!
Another wave of soap bubbles
hits the front of my t-shirt
and sticks the material to my skin.

He laughs again and slams
his tiny white fists into
the water once more.

The rubber ducky rides the wave
across the bathtub
hits the wall
and sends the open shampoo
bottle cascading down
into a giant plop in the water.

The contents of the shampoo
bottle spill underneath
the running faucet
thus creating massive
bubbles, covering his surprised face.

I immediately throw the shampoo
bottle out
and turn on the faucet
putting him underneath the flowing water.

His screams cause my
ears to ring
but I continue to clean him off.
I pick up the towel
rap him in it and cradle
him in my arms until
his cries cease.

As I look
into his bright blue eyes,
I smile and then he laughs
and smiles back at me
and I realize that all the trouble
is always worth it in the end.


The author's comments:
I have a cute 8 1/2 month old brother, and I am taking care of him allllllll the time! But it's always worth it. That smile, those baby dimples, the small toes. THAT'S my payment. I love him sooooo much!

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on Jan. 3 2013 at 1:20 pm
TheRealAriel1995 PLATINUM, Highland Village, Texas
30 articles 6 photos 203 comments

Favorite Quote:
"See in what peace a Christian can die." - Joseph Addison
"How come everyone will come to your funeral, but nobody will come see you when you are living?"

thanks so much <3

on Jul. 6 2010 at 8:38 am
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
1 article 0 photos 1985 comments

Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect

aww the ending was touching!! ^^ nice jobb, keep writing!!


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