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Holding her in my arms,
So innocent and sweet,
Her bright blue eyes stare at me.

My eyes are hopeful
Because in hers, I see
the wonderment of life.

Her rosy cheeks hold fullness,
Her pink toothless gums whisper dreams
and her little goo giggles soften the world’s worries.

I do not know how such a little person,
weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces,
can have such a huge influence on me,

But she does.

I am in love with this tiny bundle of joy,

And she is,
my daughter.





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kellyp70 said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 5:56 pm
Brandi, What a beautiful poem.  This really shows what a strong and wonderful young woman you have turned out to be :)
 
anderson1142 said...
Apr. 20, 2010 at 3:53 pm
It amazes me to know that someone so young can try so hard and do a wonderful job raising her daughter and having the feelings that you do for her!  I am totally proud of you!!!!
 
Goggles123 said...
Apr. 20, 2010 at 3:11 pm
It is not often that a young woman can find this depth of love in their heart for an unplanned child.  God bless you
 
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