AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Hank Nuwer, iCarol Fowler, iMichael Wayne, iRichard Rydon, iNicholas Coe, iScott Knutson, iJack Harney, i

  Home > Memoir > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Cryssa C

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· 148 Titles
· 2,404 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Dec, 2007

Cryssa C, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The King, McQueen and the Love Machine
by Paul Kyriazi

Paul Kyriazi abbridged & directed Barbara's audio-memoir...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
The Legacy
by Avraham Anouchi

THE LEGACY is a memoir inspired by the author to publish his experiences while growing up in Haifa, the city that he loves. It is written in the form of a letter from a g..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Memoir)
  1.  My red hot sexy baby...
  2.  Blue...
  3.  I'M STILL HERE
  4.  Snowy Morning Walk
  5.  I Was
  6.  I Love My Dog
  7.  He was but Four...
  8.  Marshland channels known by heart...
  9.  Email for My Sweet Love
  10.  Ah for those wild, wild days to return...
  11.  Day Dreaming In The Snow
  12.  Campfire Tales
  13.  Dearest Patti...
  14.  I'm Pressing On...I'm In His Hands
  15.  Past Sea Isle City, NJ Memories...
  16.  No Half Numbers





Half-Cocked
by Cryssa C

Friday, April 30, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Cryssa C
•  Springtime Snow
•  Stepping into Light
•  Falling
•  Letting in the Light
•  Windsongs & Wildflowers
           >> View all 143

To my son, on his 16th birthday...
Happy Birthday, J...

Innocence of newborn babe,

            -sixteen revolutions old

naivety and curly locks

lost in youthful age

 

But still remains that half-cocked smile

which speaks to me

of toddler days

and all mischievous ways.

 

In memories scent,

I smell again

the sweetness of your cherub’s grin

and hear refrains of days long spent…in joy

 

Sixteen years of summer’s sun

are locked within your eyes;

and dear to me are each of these,

because they make you mine.

 

I’m proud of what my boy’s become

            -the young man I now see

who wears upon his manly face

that half-cocked grin for me.

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Jerry Engler 8/18/2010
Good imagery. I know what you mean. Them old babies are a pleasure to behold..........Jerry
Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 8/11/2010
This is a lovely tribute to your son
hug
Kathy
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/22/2010
This is so lovely, Cryssa.
Reviewed by John Domino 5/15/2010
A tribute to your son and your family. amen
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 5/1/2010
So tender and cherishing. Nicely penned. Hugs, J'nia
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/1/2010
Now, if the boy would bow to his mother...that smile will worth a lifetime!

Georg

Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/30/2010
this is so lovely and full of a mother's love-and, thsnk you so much for your reviews and for taking the time to review my work-peace to you
Reviewed by Charlie 4/30/2010
Oh Cryss, I love this. This is your very best, and it is a treasure to be treasured. I just remember all those "fussies" under the linoleum. He's come a very long way. --Cher
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana 4/30/2010
Dear Cryssa, only a mother can write such a poem. Very nice and happy birthsday to your son. Love Emile
Reviewed by Paul Judges 4/30/2010
Lovely poem, Cryssa
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 4/30/2010
This made me smile. Words of pride kinda jump off the page. Good write!

Peace,
Dayvid



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.