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Sprout II
by Elisabeth Barstowe
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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And so you have arrived,
like an angel descended from heaven,
carrying a message forth from the Gods.

I gave up decadence
to keep you safe from harm.

And here you are nothing but
the purest,
most beautiful miracle,
my life I give to you.
Emotions in motion
a sea of tranquil devotion.

Day turns into night
and night turns into day
as my sprout blooms
I lead the way..
 

Copyright 2011, Elisabeth Barstowe

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 11/14/2011
Wonderful words about a wonderful little baby! Congrats!

Peace,
Dayvid
Reviewed by Jon Willey 10/17/2011
Elisabeth, it is pride and devotion I read with unwavering commitment -- your "sprout" is a fortunate one -- love him long and intensely my dear friend -- he is your charge and I know you will -- I bid you love and peace my dear friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by William Bonilla 10/15/2011
A beautiful Ode For an angel....Love & peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Charlie 10/14/2011
He does look cherubic. I have a darling image in my mind of little sprouts, like chicks, following the momma tuft all around the garden. Lead on, oh flower; lead on.


Enjoyed the write. --Charlie
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 10/13/2011
My how beautiful both your words and this bundle of joy.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Laura Fall 10/12/2011
So precious truly a little angel as this poem is beautifully written indeed Laura
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/12/2011
Beautiful poem, profoundly wise and softly spoken ~
What a blessing.
Christine
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/12/2011
BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Linda Hill 10/11/2011
Elisabeth,
Beautiful and heartfelt tribute to your baby. Congrats to you! A pic to warm the heart.

Many blessings,
~Linda
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/11/2011
This is beautiful, Elisabeth. Oh, would that I had given the same thought so many, many years ago I would have peace in my waning years.
Reviewed by Andy Turner 10/11/2011
Hmmm, have you given birth to a wee sprog? Congrats if so. xx
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