Karen Petersen

(New York City)

Baby


Enjoy the delirious delicious newborn days
soft face luminous in the dark, small feet kicking
my darling what eyes you have, and oh
your little hands grasping for the world
You are pure love, my sweet love,
and as the sunrise of each day begins
your life awaits you like an opening rose.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Edited: Sunday, June 15, 2014

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for Anita, Patrick, and new son Beckett

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