Recently, I hosted a family birthday party for my mother. She turned ninety-four on February 24th. It was fun having four generations of my family together to celebrate and toast my mother.
We had two birthday cakes. One was for my daughter Sara
who also had a birthday in February.
Julia wearing her special flower headpiece
that my daughter made for her.
A Family Picture
My granddaughter Julia has been growing up so fast!
She has been sitting up, rolling over, and eating solid food for quite some time.
Julia at Six Months
My Little Love on Valentine's Day
I have been busy doing revisions on my Things to Do manuscript. Some poems have been cut from the collection. I thought I’d post one of those poems today.
Things to Do If You Are a Grandfather Clock
Reside inside a wooden case.
Spin metals hands around your face.
Turned your toothed gears.
Sway your pendulum.
Listen to the rhythm of passing time.
Sing out the hour, clock.
Chime, chime, chime.
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The Poetry Friday Roundup is at Gathering Books this week.