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That plump face with podgy cheeks
That small mouth that gurgles with delight
When I speak. 

That tiny hand which grasps mine 
The other holds your favourite toy 
Which when taken from, you don't whine. 

That mouth makes all the noise
Chirps, gurgles and screams
And fills people with joy. 

That bundle of love 
So small, so sweet 
Always smiling 
And eating your feet 

You don't know it 
You're too young 
But you make me smile 
Tiny little one. 




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sbetsThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 1, 2012 at 8:10 pm:

Great! Good imagery. Amazing job!

Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! Thanks!

 
LongLazyDays55 replied...
Sept. 14, 2012 at 12:14 pm :
Thank you! I will look at your work. :)
 
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Oct. 6, 2012 at 8:47 pm :
^That's me. Please look at my work!
 
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sumer44This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 27, 2012 at 1:15 pm:
This was really good. I like that u used imagery. Keep up the good work.
 
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Eirias said...
Jul. 23, 2012 at 8:11 pm:
You used good imagery. I liked how obvious it was that you were talking about a baby, even though you never said the word once. You did seem to talk about mouths on multiple stanzas, though.
Would you take a look at my poem in the forums under "Any Advice?" Thanks!
 
LongLazyDays55 replied...
Jul. 24, 2012 at 11:40 am :
Thanks for your comment again! :) Yes, I know I mentioned 'mouth' quite a lot but go easy! This is my first time at poetry! :)
 
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taterbug235 said...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 4:39 pm:
sweet its sooo cute imma go visit my niece now lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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megsloveslions said...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 12:23 pm:
Really cute! I like you style, and I can totally relate.
 
LongLazyDays55 replied...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 12:27 pm :
Thanks! I'll read some of your work now! :D
 
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Kristina G. said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 3:59 pm:
This poem makes me think of my baby brother. Your use of imagery is fantastic. I love your writing style :)
 
LongLazyDays55 replied...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 3:19 am :
Thanks! I was surprised at these poems- normally I can't write anything poetryish! >.< Thank you again! :)
 
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