My buttercup

From Pinterest

Your translucent skin astoundingly delicate
gingerly I run my fingers along the length of your tiny arms
how adorable you look curled up on your side
your toothless smile has me in raptures
my emotions palpably raw and overwhelming
I cradle tenderly your fuzz covered head
I listen awestruck to your rapid heartbeat
your petal soft cheeks I tentatively caress
your sweet breath gently tickles my neck
I dawdle over the silkiness of your dainty foot
marveling at the soot coloured lace like lashes
my eyes shimmer with joy,  my heart overflows.

Written for David’s W3 on Mich’s guidelines and Eugi’s weekly prompt.

Disclaimer: The oh-so-adorable babies are teenagers now and…


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