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January Child
by Katy L Walsvik

Thursday, January 08, 2004

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January Child

Licking snowflakes from your chin,
Ever thoughtful, inner smile.
I watch you from my window.
You're my world for just a while.

Can you see me dancing near you,
Twirling, silent, somewhere in my past?
My nose is pressed up to the glass,
Wanting all that's in my head to last.

You tilt your head, enough to see me there.
I see the tiny nod, that you don't mind
My reverie. You've brought me calm.
I turn to you for solace. To unwind.

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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/9/2004
I can visualize this touching scene perfectly on a winter day.
Reviewed by A PAX 1/9/2004
oh i love this!!! I am a January child......born that is.
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/9/2004
Just Beautiful katy. Made me go back in time to my childhood days. I loved the feeling this poem left me with. Floria
Reviewed by Larry Skahill (Reader) 1/9/2004
well felt
my forehead cold from the window
great job
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 1/9/2004
An image that I can see as I read your poem, you on the inside with your little mouse friend, and this child dancing in the snow. See if the mouse wants to go outside and dance too.
Reviewed by Christine Morell 1/9/2004
Katy, this is an absolutely beautiful poem and expresses exactly my feelings for my own children. It's a stunning little poem that has touched my heart.
It's so good to see you others have said, the Den just hasn't been the same without you.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 1/9/2004
Katy, You splash back in with a winner! Welcome back my friend! It's sure been less enjoyable without you here! Happy New Year! Lisa
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/8/2004
Most Excellent write Katy!!

Welcome Back sweet friend!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 1/8/2004
Excellent write..
I'm reverie at times, I forget I have a mind..
I probably haven't told you, but
Have a Wondrous, Prosperous, New Year!
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/8/2004

Reviewed by anne cunningham 1/8/2004
i like the title, very much. i like that it, and the piece, implied that it was an actual child and/or someone acting "as if."
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 1/8/2004
We live through our children, even if it's only in memories returned. I enjoyed this little beauty of a poem, Katy. And they're right. We're so glad you're back. Best wishes for the new year.
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart 1/8/2004
Being a January child myself, I feel a special kinship with this poem. Katydid, this den just hasn't felt like home without you. I'm so glad you're back and I'll bet everyone else is, too.
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 1/8/2004
May the snow fall gently on every child's tongue. May the gods of peace clothe the world in white. Thanks, Katy.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/8/2004
Welcome back Katy, glad the upgrade worked! This one is lovely the whimsy of childhood!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/8/2004
Welcome back, Katy! We've missed you. Enjoyed this poem very much.
Reviewed by No Longer Member (Reader) 1/8/2004
nice one katy....haven't read much from you lately but this is great
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