Paul Holmes

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* Irresistible - Poem by Paul Holmes

A tiny fist
Reaching out
It grasps a finger;
Holding on
Not letting go,
It senses security.

Warm smiles
Generate more smiles
And joy
Begets more joy.

Can a man
Resist the searching fingers
Of a babe in arms?
Is his heart
So callous and cold
As not to feel
An irresistible urge
To welcome
A child into this world?

Comments about * Irresistible by Paul Holmes

  • Ernestine Northover (12/29/2011 1:13:00 PM)

    There is something about a baby that makes you want to smile. The innocence and the purity. A lovely poem which says so much. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 5, 2010

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