Inside of Me

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:22+00:00 March 6th, 2012|Author's Faves, Freakin' Long Poems, Poems, Poems about Children, Poems That Tell a Story, Remembering Kaiden: An Angel in the Family (Collection), Thoughts & Relationships|

They told me you were sick Some parts of you not well They said it might be best to take you Before my life became hell   But what they didn't know What my outer layer would not show Is how I felt you grow And the way you made me glow   In the [...]

Wow

By | 2012-03-20T01:16:52+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Bedtime Whispers (Collection), Poems, Poems about Children|

Wow Extraordinary, magnificent you I'm so amazed by those wonderful things you do Fantastic, terrific The love in your heart I admire your strength And you are so smart Intelligent, talented, awe-inspiring too God blessed me, when He sent me you My goodness, how much you've grown, look at all the sweetness you have shown [...]

A Mother’s Garden

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:33+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, Empowering Poems, Featured Poems, My Mother's Garden (Collection), Poems, Poems about Children, Poems about Motherhood, Poems about Womanhood, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection), The Proverbs 31 Woman|

On her shelves, tables, mantels and walls There you will find framed photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, trophies, medals, certificates, momentums of achievement, boxes of pictures not yet framed or hung   Captured moments in the evolution of time Weddings, Graduations, Birthday Parties, celebrations and life’s simply joyful times   In drawers and storage rooms Old [...]

Protect You

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:34+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, Poems, Poems about Children, Poems about Motherhood, Poems about Trusting God, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection)|

Do you know how much I want to protect you Keep you safe all the time Protect you from all the bad things in the world Crime, slime and grime   I want to baby proof your whole life Protect you from hurt, pain and strife   I want to catch you every time you [...]

Flourish

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:34+00:00 January 3rd, 2012|Author's Faves, Poems, Poems about Children, Poems about Good Parenting, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection)|

Show them love Show them kindness Nurture them And they will flourish   Be patient Be understanding Be firm God’s love for them, confirm   Teach them independence Teach them courage Teach perseverance And they will flourish   Tell them their body is a temple of the Lord Teach them to take good care of [...]

Sweet Dreams

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:50+00:00 January 17th, 2011|Author's Faves, Christmas Poetry, Poems, Poems about Children, The Spirit of Christmas (Collection)|

Sweet dreams my little angels May you dream magical dreams tonight Christmas magic comes with the morning light Dream sweet dreams of sugarplum fairies Hopping bunnies and dancing red berries Birds singing Christmas melodies Marshmallow snowballs and festive Christmas trees Dream sweet dreams my darlings Christmas magic awaits In the morning love waits for you [...]