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Spring Baby
by Valerie Caramella

Monday, May 14, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A poem about my daughter, Tashawna Marie born on the first day of spring, in 1983


Full white linen moon floated across the tree tops like a cradle that was handled with care. As it rocked back and forth on a bed of marshmallow shaped clouds

Wails of screams bellow in the darkness that howled like a wolf throughtout the night without fail.Two hours before the morning's light resurrected a yellow sunrise

Spring baby arrived on time,like a shooting dream in front of my eyes. As the clock chimed five, soon a rooster yodeled a nursery rhyme. The March winds blew a lullaby in the air. Perch on a branch was a pair of birds singing pretty

Bumble bees buzzed 'bout on a purple faced flower. Spring Baby's feet were placed in ink, on a sheet of paper. Springtime showers sprayed the tulips and daffodils that were on the ground. The stars wink from the sky at the sound of your sweet cry

I blinked twice at Spring Baby and said; you know what is so nice? You introducing me to love and happiness.You wiped all that was sad. And, now I have a family I never had

I promise to make you happy. Fore, I am sorry about your daddy

I will be there to hold your hand as you take your first steps to crawl to walk to stand. I will catch you when you fall. I promise to be there throught it all


I will end this poem filled with memories that find this and that as it comes to mind 

 Like  'Poppy'  is what you called your cat. I remember like most mother's do, my Spring Baby sucking her thumb too. And, when you first drank milk from a sippy cup

My chocolate eyed raven haired beauty is all grown up


Written by Valerie Caramella  May 14th 2012 















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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 5/15/2012
She's nineteen now, but your poem brings back vivid memories of the wonderful time of her birth.

Reviewed by Diana Wiles 5/15/2012
This is absolutely enchanting! I loved the style you employed and all the lovely soft little fairytale scenes you created...
Like you I have a chocolate eyed raven haired beauty of a daughter, all grown up now, and a handsome son who was born in 1983! another beautiful daughter...
We are blessed!
Hugs, Diana...
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 5/15/2012
very beautiful with visions of sweet memories.

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