C.J. Heck

Rookie - 258 Points (August 10 / Born in Columbus OH - living in Florida)

Little People - Poem by C.J. Heck

Footsteps on the staircase
handprints on the walls
tiny fingers dripping things
up and down the halls.

Voices all in unison
calling out my name
arguing and pointing
and saying who’s to blame.

Dishes in the sink
couch cushions on the floor
clean and dust, then fall in bed
tomorrow will bring more

Those times are etched in memory
the children now are grown
but I’ll gladly have it all again
when the grandkids all come home.

Comments about Little People by C.J. Heck

  • (11/11/2005 1:07:00 PM)

    definitely sounds like our house. Thanks for a fun read, CJ - now I don't feel so guilty. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/28/2005 8:44:00 AM)

    I love the image, 'tiny fingers dripping things up and down the halls.' That's poetry. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/28/2005 6:58:00 AM)

    I don't have any kids but this is a very sweet poem. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 28, 2005

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